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Haskell County, Kansas

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Haskell County, Kansas.

Haskell County was founded in 1887. It was named for Dudley C. Haskell, a former member of Congress.

John M. Barry, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, the Center for Bioenvironmental Research of Tulane and Xavier Universities, New Orleans, Louisiana, concluded that Haskell County was the location of the first outbreak of the 1918 flu pandemic (nicknamed "Spanish flu"), which killed between 21 and 100 million people.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Dudley
  • Haskell
  • Lockport
  • Satanta
  • Sublette
  • Tice



Genealogy Trails

Haskell Co. Museum

1918 Flu - Smithsonian magazine article (Nov. 2017)

1918 Flu "The Other Side of the Story" - (March 2020)