Topography. - Bottom land, 10 per cent.; upland, 90 per cent.; forest, 1 per cent. ; prairie, 99 per cent. The west half is level, or gently undulating, the east half bluffy.
Timber. - There is no good timber.
Principal Streams. - Mule creek is the principal stream; it has numerous tributaries, all flowing southeast. There are a few springs.
Stone. - There is an abundance of gypsum, and good building stone.
No returns of population or industrial statistics.
Transcribed from First Biennial Report of the State Board of Agriculture to the Legislature of the State of Kansas, for the Years 1877-8 embracing statistical exhibits, with diagrams of the agricultural, industrial, mercantile, and other interests of the state, together with a colored outline map of the state, and sectional maps, in colors, of each organizaed county, showing their relative size and location, railroads, towns, post offices, school houses, water powers, etc., etc. Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Board of Agriculture. Rand, McNally & Co., Printers and Engravers, Chicago. 1878.
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