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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:
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

Schilling Elementary
(785) 309-4400
3121 Canterbury
Salina, KS 67401
Brookwood Elementary
(913) 993-2500
3411 West 103rd Street
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206

Middle Schools

Garfield Elementary
(785) 263-1643
300 N W 7th
Abilene, KS 67410
Oakley Middle School
(785) 672-3820
611 Center
Oakley, KS 67748

High Schools

Olathe South Sr High
(913) 780-7160
1640 E 151st St
Olathe, KS 66062
Metro Midtown Alt High
(316) 973-6350
640 N Emporia
Wichita, KS 67214

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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