In 1998 the population of Sheridan Lake was 101. Named for General Philip H.
Sheridan Lake was the first county seat of Kiowa county. In 1900 a fire burnt
down the courthouse in Sheridan Lake. The people of Eads began a movement to
secure Eads as the county seat. After the elections were held, both towns claim
victory. A group of men came and took the records and returned to