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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:
- Sunflower State
- Ad Astra per Aspera (To the stars through difficulties)
- January 29, 1861 (34th)
- Origin of State's Name:
- From the Sioux Indian for "south wind people."
- Largest City:
- Border States:
- Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma
- Land Area:
- 81,823 sq. mi., 13th largest
- State Bird:
- Western Meadowlark
- State Flower:
- State Tree:
- Cottonwood (populus)
- State Song:
- Home on the Range
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Real Estate & Home Values in Kansas
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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Kansas
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Browse all 1421 Schools in Kansas
- Jefferson Elementary
- (785) 717-4550
- 4720 Jackson Avenue
- Ft Riley, KS 66442
- Central Heights Elementary
- (785) 869-3355
- 3521 Ellis Road
- Richmond, KS 66080
- Longfellow Middle
- (785) 421-3451
- 203 North Second
- Hill City, KS 67642
- Hugoton Middle
- (620) 544-4341
- 115 W 11th
- Hugoton, KS 67951
- North High
- (316) 973-6300
- 1437 Rochester
- Wichita, KS 67203
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- (620) 767-5149
- 129 Hockaday
- Council Grove, KS 66846
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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