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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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Kansas Schools

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Elementary Schools

Crest Elementary
(620) 852-3521
603 E. Broad
Colony, KS 66015
Eastern Heights Elementary
(785) 543-6771
291 W Union Street
Kirwin, KS 67644

Middle Schools

Valley Center Middle School
(316) 755-7160
737 N Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
Thomas County Academy
(785) 460-5000
710 West Third
Colby, KS 67701

High Schools

Blue Valley North High
(913) 239-3000
12200 Lamar
Overland Park, KS 66209
Weskan High
(785) 943-5222
219 Coyote Blvd
Weskan, KS 67762

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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