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The county was named for Stephen A. Douglas, senator from IL

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Douglas County is one of 105 counties in Kansas.

The county is in the Lawrence metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 102,786. This was an increase of  2.83% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$37,547
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Douglas County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Douglas County was $26,010. This was an increase of 28.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Lawrence

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25% of Douglas County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Douglas County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Douglas County include Appanoose Cemetery, Baldwin City Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Brumbaugh Cemetery, Clearfield Cemetery, Clinton Cemetery, Colyer Cemetery, Deay Cemetery, Dodder Cemetery, Eastview Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Douglas County include Baldwin City, Clinton, Eudora, Eudora, Grant, Kanwaka, Lawrence, Lecompton, Lecompton, Marion ... View communities

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Colleges in Douglas County include Baker University, Haskell Indian Nations University, University of Kansas ... View colleges

School districts in Douglas County include Baldwin City, Eudora, Lawrence ... View school districts

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Libraries in Douglas County include Baldwin City Library, Eudora Public Library, Lawrence Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Douglas County include Baldwin City Signal, Eudora News, Lawrence Journal-World ... View newspapers

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Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Douglas County political report.

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Hotels in Douglas County include Baymont Inn, Best Value Hallmark Inn, Best Western, Econo Lodge, Eldridge Hotel, Golden Rule Motel, Hampton Inn of Lawrence, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Holiday Inn Holidome, Quality Inn ... More hotels

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