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Kansas is the located on western north-central of US. It is the 2nd largest midweastern state of the US. The Kansas state total area is 213,097 sq km. Kansas state bounded on the North by Nebraska, East by Missouri, South by Oklahoma and on the West by Colorado. The Kansas state forest land is 625,000 hectares. Population wise the Kansas state rank is 32nd in the US. The Kansas state total population is 2,715,884 in 2002. The Kansas state official language is English. Their speech echoes in such place-names as Kansas, Wichita, Topeka, Chetopa, and Ogallah. Religious freedom is specifically granted in the Kansas constitution, and a wide variety of religious groups is represented in the Kansas state. Isaac McCoy, a Baptist minister, was instrumental in founding the Shawnee Baptist Mission in Johnson County in 1831. Later Baptist, Methodist, Quaker, Presbyterian, and Jesuit missions became popular stopover points for pioneers traveling along the Oregon and Santa Fe trails. The Kansas state temperature is 55°F. The eastern two-thirds of the Kansas state have a humid continental climate, with cold winters and hot summers. Kansas is the 9th or 10th sunniest state in the country, depending on the source.

Kansas Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The Kansas state people followed by several prehistoric cultures. The Kansas state has many attractive sites. The Kansas state was project grew out of the 2003 State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) compiled by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks to maintain compliance with the requirements for grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Its attractions include the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City T-Bones and The Legends at Village West retail and entertainment center. Further up the Missouri River, the city of Lansing is the home of the Kansas state's first maximum-security prison. Historic Leavenworth, founded in 1854, was the first incorporated city in Kansas. North of the city, Fort Leavenworth is the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi River. The Kansas state has 23 state parks, 2 national historic sites, 24 federal reservoirs, 48 state fishing lakes, more than 100 privately owned campsites. The two major national historic sites are Ft. Larned and Ft. Scott, both 19th century army bases on the Indian frontier. The Kansas is the Wheat State and the breadbasket of the nation. Kansas typically produces more wheat than any other state. It ranked 5th in total farm income in 2001. The Kansas state other leading crops are alfalfa, hay, oats, barley, popcorn, rye, dry edible beans, corn and sorghums for silage, wild hay, red clover, and sugar beets. There are minor league hockey teams in Wichita and Topeka. In basketball, Kansas won the NCAA Championship in 1952 and 1988 and has appeared in 10 Final Fours. Western Kansans sometimes also support the major league teams in Denver.

Kansas Demographics

Kansas total population - 2,688,418
Kansas male population - 1,328,474
Kansas female population - 1,359,944
Kansas white population - 2,313,944
Kansas black population - 154,198
Kansas American Indian and Alaska Native - 24,936
Kansas Asian population - 46,806
Kansas Hispanic or Latino population - 188,252

Kansas School Information

Board of Education is changes in the state science curriculum standards that encouraged the teaching of intelligent design in 1999. In 2000, 86% of those age 25 and older were high school graduates, and 25.8% had obtained a bachelor's degree or higher. The Board of Education is a constitutional body established in Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution. Total public school enrollment for fall 1999 stood at 472,188. The Kansas Board of Regents offers scholarships and tuition grants to needy Kansas students. Kansas State University was the nation's first land-grant university. The oldest higher education institution in Kansas is Highland Community College, which was chartered in 1857. The Kansas state Board helps determine educational policy for the Kansas state's primary and secondary schools.

Kansas State Symbols

Kansas State nickname - Sunflower State
Kansas state flag
Kansas state Slogan
Kansas state Slogan
There's No Place Like Home
Kansas state Song
Kansas state Song
Home on the Range
Kansas state Reptile
Kansas state Reptile
Ornate Box Turtle
Kansas state  Insect
Kansas state Insect
Western Honey Bee
Kansas state   Mammal
Kansas state Mammal
American Bison
Kansas state  Fish
Kansas state Fish
Channel Catfish
Kansas state Flower
Kansas state Flower
Wild Sunflower
Kansas state  Motto
Kansas state Motto
''Ad astra per aspera'' - To the stars through difficulties
Kansas state  Bird
Kansas state Bird
Western Meadowlark
Kansas state  Tree
Kansas state Tree
Plains Cottonwood
Kansas state   Soil
Kansas state Soil
Harney Silt Loam

Kansas State History

In 1850s, the area was opened to Euro-American settlement. In this period Kansas became the first battlefield in the conflict in the American Civil War. For much of its history, Kansas has had a rural economy based on wheat and other crops, supplemented by oil and railroads. Most of Kansas was sold to the US by France as part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The Mexico is the now southwestern Kansas. It is achieved its independence from Spain in 1821. On December 29, 1845 the Republic of Texas was annexed to the United States and simultaneously was admitted into the Union as the 28th State. At this time southwestern Kansas was part of the State of Texas. Kansas Territory was created by the Kansas-Nebraska Act on May 30th, 1854. Kansas entered the Union on 29 January 1861 as a free state. Topeka was named the capital, and the western boundary was moved to its present location. Following the Civil War, settlement expanded in Kansas, particularly in the central part of the Kansas state. In this time most of the Indians were eventually removed to the Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma. Kansas suffered through the Great Depression of the 1930s. The Kansas state's western region, part of the Dust Bowl, was hardest hit. Improved weather conditions and the demands of World War II revived Kansas agriculture in the 1940s. The World War II also saw the development of industry, especially in transportation. After World War II, Kansas grew increasingly urban. In 2003 the Kansas state economy is improved.

Kansas State Tourist Information

The travel income is the Kansas state had an economic impact of about $3.7. The Kansas state has 23 state parks, 2 national historic sites, 24 federal reservoirs, 48 state fishing lakes, more than 100 privately owned campsites, and more than 304,000 acres of public hunting and game management lands. Topeka features a number of tourist attractions, including the state capitol, state historical museum, and Menninger Foundation. North of the city, Fort Leavenworth is the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi River. The city of Atchison was an early commercial center in the Kansas state and is well-known as the birthplace of Amelia Earhart. Built at a Kansas River crossing along the old Oregon Trail, this historic city has several nationally registered historic places. Its attractions include the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City T-Bones and The Legends at Village West retail and entertainment center. The two major national historic sites are Ft. Larned and Ft. Scott, both 19th century army bases on the Indian frontier.

Kansas State Transportation

The Kansas has the second largest state highway system in the country after California. Kansas is at the crossroads of US road and railway systems. An Amtrak passenger train crosses Kansas en route from Chicago to Los Angeles. Total ridership through the Kansas state in 1996 was 32,944. Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is the Kansas state's only major commercial airport. The busiest airport is Kansas City International, with 5,903,296 people enplaned in 2000. The Kansas state has 370 airports in 2002. River barges move bulk commodities along the Missouri River. The elaborate and efficient transportation system in Kansas has attracted praise from experts nationwide, including the former Mayor of New York City, Ed Koch, who frequents Kansas roadways.

Kansas Taxes

Kansas State Tax Rate Range Low 3.5 %- High 6.45%
Kansas State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 15000 (b) - Highest flat rate 30000 (b)
Kansas State Personal Exemptions Single - 2250, Married - 4500, Dependents - 2250
Kansas State Sales Tax Rate on Food 5.3%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Kansas State Total Tax on Gasoline 24.0%, on Diesel Fuel 26.0%
Kansas State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 79(¢ per pack)
Kansas State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.18($ per gallon)
Kansas State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.30($ per gallon)

Kansas Universities

University of Kansas - 26,773 Students
Kansas State University - 23,141 Students
North Central Kansas Technical College - 508 Students
Emporia State University - 6,473 Students
Pittsburg State University - 6,859 Students
Bethel College - 539 Students
Wichita State University - 13,964 Students
Fort Hays State University - 9,122 Students
Benedictine College - 1,553 Students
Washburn University - 7,153 Students

Kansas Religions

Christian - 86%
Protestant - 51%
Baptist - 22%
United Methodist - 16%
Episcopalian/Anglican - 7%
United Church of Christ - 4%
Latter Day Saints/Mormons - 2%
Jehovah's Witness - 2%
Non denominational - 1%
Roman Catholic - 29%
Other Christian - 3%
Non-religious - 9%
Jewish - 2%
Other - 2%

Kansas Counties

Allen County, Kansas - Population 14,385
Anderson County, Kansas - Population 8,110
Atchison County, Kansas - Population 16,774
Barber County, Kansas - Population 5,307
Barton County, Kansas - Population 28,205
Bourbon County, Kansas- Population 15,379
Brown County, Kansas - Population 10,724
Butler County, Kansas - Population 59,482
Chase County, Kansas - Population 3,030
Chautauqua County, Kansas - Population 4,359
Cherokee County, Kansas - Population 22,605
Cheyenne County, Kansas - Population 3,165
Clark County, Kansas - Population 2,390
Clay County, Kansas - Population 8,822
Cloud County, Kansas - Population 10,268
Coffey County, Kansas - Population 8,865
Comanche County, Kansas - Population 1,967
Cowley County, Kansas - Population 36,291
Crawford County, Kansas - Population 38,242
Decatur County, Kansas - Population 3,472
Dickinson County, Kansas - Population 19,344
Doniphan County, Kansas - Population 8,249
Douglas County, Kansas - Population 99,962
Edwards County, Kansas - Population 3,449
Elk County, Kansas - Population 3,261
Ellis County, Kansas - Population 27,507
Ellsworth County, Kansas - Population 6,525
Finney County, Kansas - Population 40,523
Ford County, Kansas - Population 32,458
Franklin County, Kansas - Population 24,784
Geary County, Kansas - Population 27,947
Gove County, Kansas - Population 3,068
Graham County, Kansas - Population 2,946
Grant County, Kansas - Population 7,909
Gray County, Kansas - Population 5,904
Greeley County, Kansas - Population 1,534
Greenwood County, Kansas - Population 7,673
Hamilton County, Kansas - Population 2,670
Harper County, Kansas - Population 6,536
Harvey County, Kansas - Population 32,869
Haskell County, Kansas - Population 4,307
Hodgeman County, Kansas - Population 2,085
Jackson County, Kansas - Population 12,657
Jefferson County, Kansas - Population 18,426
Jewell County, Kansas - Population 3,791
Johnson County, Kansas - Population 451,086
Kearny County, Kansas - Population 4,531
Kingman County, Kansas - Population 8,673
KKansas County, Kansas - Population 3,278
Labette County, Kansas - Population 22,835
Lane County, Kansas - Population 2,155
Leavenworth County, Kansas - Population 68,691
Lincoln County, Kansas - Population 3,578
Linn County, Kansas - Population 9,570
Logan County, Kansas - Population 3,046
Lyon County, Kansas - Population 35,935
Louisa County, Kansas - Population 35,935
Marion County , Kansas - Population 13,361
Marshall County, Kansas - Population 10,965
McPherson County, Kansas - Population 29,554
Meade County, Kansas - Population 4,631
Miami County, Kansas - Population 28,351
Mitchell County, Kansas - Population 6,932
Montgomery County, Kansas - Population 36,252
Morris County, Kansas - Population 6,104
Morton County, Kansas - Population 3,496
Nemaha County, Kansas - Population 10,717
Neosho County, Kansas - Population 16,997
Ness County, Kansas - Population 3,454
Norton County, Kansas - Population 5,953
Osage County, Kansas - Population 16,712
Osborne County, Kansas - Population 4,452
Ottawa County, Kansas - Population 6,163
Pawnee County, Kansas - Population 7,233
Phillips County, Kansas - Population 6,001
Pottawatomie County, Kansas - Population 18,209
Pratt County, Kansas - Population 9,647
Rawlins County, Kansas - Population 2,966
Reno County, Kansas - Population 64,790
Republic County, Kansas - Population 5,835
Rice County, Kansas - Population 10,761
Riley County, Kansas - Population 62,843
Rooks County, Kansas - Population 5,685
Story County, Kansas - Population 79,981
Rush County, Kansas - Population 3,551
Russell County, Kansas - Population 7,370
Saline County, Kansas - Population 53,597
Scott County, Kansas - Population 5,120
Sedgwick County, Kansas - Population 452,869
Seward County, Kansas - Population 22,510
Shawnee County, Kansas - Population 169,871
Sheridan County, Kansas - Population 2,813
Sherman County, Kansas - Population 6,760
Smith County, Kansas - Population 4,536
Stafford County, Kansas - Population 4,789
Stanton County, Kansas- Population 2,406
Stevens County, Kansas - Population 5,463
Sumner County, Kansas - Population 25,946
Thomas County, Kansas - Population 8,180
Trego County, Kansas - Population 3,319
Wabaunsee County, Kansas - Population 6,885
Wallace County, Kansas - Population 1,749
Washington County, Kansas - Population 6,483
Wichita County, Kansas - Population 2,531
Wilson County, Kansas - Population 10,332
Woodson County, Kansas - Population 3,788
Wyandotte County, Kansas - Population 157,882

Kansas State Government

Constitutional amendments are proposed by the legislature. Officials elected statewide are the governor and lieutenant governor. Members of the Kansas state Board of Education are elected by districts. All elected state officials serve four-year terms. To vote in the Kansas state, a person must be a US citizen, 18 years old at the time of the election, a resident of Kansas. The Kansas legislature consists of a 40-member senate and a 125-member house of representatives. The Kansas state elections are held in even-numbered years. The governor cannot serve more than two consecutive terms. Every office in the executive branch is controlled by either the governor or another elected official. There are no formal age, citizenship, or residency provisions for a gubernatorial candidate's qualifications for office.

Kansas Economy

Kansas main income from the agriculture and the rank was 7th in the nation. Kansas economy is also based on manufacturing, mining and service sector. Kansas agriculture live stocks are cattle, calves, hogs, dairy products, eggs and sheep and the crops are wheat, corn, soybeans and hay. Wheat is main income crop for Kansas. Manufacturing outputs of Kansas are transportation tools, food processing and printed resources and food processing rank was 3rd in the nation in 1990. The Kansas oil mining rank was 8th in the nation and the mined outputs are petroleum, gypsum, natural gas, helium, limestone and salt. Kansas economy is also based on aerospace productions. Kansas grass product was $122.7 billion in 2008. Kansas service outputs are community, business, wholesale, and retail and government services. Kansas is center for the aerospace corporation headquarters. Kansas is home for the automobile manufactures and printing.

Kansas Parks

Brown v. Board Of Education National Historic Site - Topeka, KS: There is no admission fee to enter Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. It is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. California National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,ID,KS,MO,NE,NV,OR,UT,WY: There are no Fees. Fort Larned National Historic Site - Larned, KS: There are no entrance fees to Fort Larned National Historic Site. The Historic Site is open seven days a week from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. Fort Scott National Historic Site - Fort Scott, KS: The fees is $3.00 Each person age 16 and above and annual Park Pass is $15.00. Fort Scott National Historic Site is open year round from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. April-October and 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. from November-March. Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Eleven States: , ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA: The park timings in summer 8AM to 5PM, monday to friday and 9AM to 5PM from saterday and sunday. In winter season 8AM to 4:30PM , Monday to Friday. Nicodemus National Historic Site - Nicodemus, KS: The Park is open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Pony Express National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY: Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations and hours vary at the discretion of the site administrator. Santa Fe National Historic Trail - CO,KS,MO,NM,OK: There are no user or entry fees for the Santa Fe National Historic Trail. Entry fees are charged at the National Park Service areas on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed on holidays and weekends. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve - Strong City, KS: There are no charges to visit this site. The office opening hours is 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.