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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

Mission Trail Elementary
(913) 239-6700
13200 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66209
Linn Elementary
(620) 227-1602
1900 W Linn St
Dodge City, KS 67801

Middle Schools

Dwight D Eisenhower Middle School
(785) 587-2880
800 Walters Dr
Manhattan, KS 66502
Prairie Heights Middle School
(785) 499-6313
801 Center Street
Alta Vista, KS 66834

High Schools

Elk Valley High School
(620) 642-2215
7th And Delaware
Longton, KS 67352
Bonner Springs High
(913) 422-5121
100 Mcdanield
Bonner Springs, KS 66012

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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