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Kansas

(Encyclopedia) Kansas or Kaw, river, 170 mi (274 km) long, formed by the junction of the Smoky Hill and Republican rivers in NE Kansas and flowing E to the Missouri River at Kansas City; the system dra...

Kansa

(Encyclopedia) Kansa kăn´sô [key], people whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages ), also known as the Kansas or Kaw. Closely ...

Kansas Overview

(Encyclopedia) Kansas kăn´zəs [key], midwestern state occupying the center of the coterminous United States. It is bordered by Missouri (E), Oklahoma (S), Colorado (W), and Nebraska (N). Facts an...

Kansas City

(Encyclopedia) Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW M...

Kansas, University of

(Encyclopedia) Kansas, University of, main campus at Lawrence; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1864, opened 1866 with aid from the philanthropist Amos A. Lawrence. Its schools of medicine and allied...

Kansas State University

(Encyclopedia) Kansas State University, main campus at Manhattan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered and opened 1863. There is an additional campus at Salina. Among the university's rese...

Kansas-Nebraska Act

(Encyclopedia) Kansas-Nebraska Act, bill that became law on May 30, 1854, by which the U.S. Congress established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. By 1854 the organization of the vast Platte and Kansas ...

Kansas

Capital: Topeka State abbreviation/Postal code: Kans./KS Governor: Sam Brownback, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Jeff Colyer, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Jerry Moran, R (to Jan. …

Kansas Map

Kansas Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. …

Census Maps of Kansas

Kansas: Persons per square mile, 2000 Kansas: White persons, percent, 2000 Kansas: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Kansas: American Indian and Alaska Native persons, perce…