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Republic County, Kansas

Located in north central Kansas, and bordering Nebraska, Republic County is home to 5,000 Kansans. In 1860, Republic County was established by the Kansas legislature and named for the Republican River, which flows south through the county. Belleville is the largest city and county seat.

Republic County mapEarly settlers were well protected within the county by the opening of the military road along the California Trail through the county in 1857, which increased military vigilance. In 1866 the county seat was located in Belleville. The building of the Pawnee Indian Museum near Republic to preserve the site of the Pawnee Indian Republic was a major event.