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Kansas Profile

Known as the "Sunflower State," Kansas became the 34th state in 1861. The state's name comes from the Kansa or Kaw Indians and is a Sioux Indian term meaning "south wind people." Within Kansas's borders is the magnetic center mark for all of North America. All land surveys in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico use this as a reference point. The geographic center of the 48 contiguous (connected) states is located in a Kansas pasture. The native sunflower is the state flower and the capital is Topeka. ...Read more here: Kansas - The Sunflower State

Capital City:
Topeka
Nickname:
Sunflower State
Motto:
Ad Astra per Aspera (To the stars through difficulties)
Statehood:
January 29, 1861 (34th)
Origin of State's Name:
From the Sioux Indian for "south wind people."
Largest City:
Wichita
Border States:
Colorado , Missouri , Nebraska , Oklahoma
Land Area:
81,823 sq. mi., 13th largest
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State Flower:
Sunflower
State Tree:
Cottonwood (populus)
State Song:
Home on the Range

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Kansas

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    Kansas Schools

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    Elementary Schools

    Hazel Grove Elementary
    (913) 627-7000
    2401 N 67th St
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    Adams Elementary
    (620) 441-2040
    1201 N 10th
    Arkansas City, KS 67005

    Middle Schools

    Clearwater Middle
    (620) 584-2036
    140 S 4th
    Clearwater, KS 67026
    Santa Fe Trail Jr High
    (913) 780-7290
    1100 N Ridgeview Rd
    Olathe, KS 66061

    High Schools

    Chaparral High Anthony
    (620) 842-5155
    467 North State Road 14
    Anthony, KS 67003
    Haysvile Charter School
    (316) 554-2305
    130 Stewart
    Haysville, KS 67060

    Sex Offender Information for Kansas

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Kansas, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/ro.shtml . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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