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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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Kansas Schools

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Elementary Schools

Cummings Elementary
(913) 886-8381
4424 Us Hwy 59
Cummings, KS 66016
Silver Lake Elementary
(785) 582-4081
200 Rice Rd
Silver Lake, KS 66539

Middle Schools

Lawrence South Jr Hi
(785) 832-5450
2734 Louisiana St
Lawrence, KS 66046
Moundridge Middle
(620) 345-2826
530 E. Cole
Moundridge, KS 67107

High Schools

Goddard High
(316) 794-4100
2500 S 199 St West
Goddard, KS 67052
Waverly High
(785) 733-2561
607 Pearson
Waverly, KS 66871

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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