Kansas

established Jan. 29, 1861 formerly known as Kansas Territory
flag of Kansas
Flag
seal of Kansas
Seal
Kansas two letter code: KS
capital: Topeka est. 1856
population:
2,910,357
Nicknames:
Wheat State
Home of Beautiful Women
Central State
Dorothy's Home
Sunflower State
124 Counties:
Allen County
Anderson County
Atchison County
Barber County
Barton County
Bourbon County
Brown County
Brown County/Nemaha County
Butler County
Butler County/Sedgwick County
Chase County
Chautauqua County
Cherokee County
Cheyenne County
Clark County
Clay County
Clay County/Washington County
Cloud County
Cloud County/Mitchell County
Coffey County
Comanche County
Cowley County
Cowley County/Sumner County
Crawford County
Decatur County
Decatur County/Norton County
Dickinson County
Doniphan County
Douglas County
Edwards County
Elk County
Ellis County
Ellsworth County
Finney County
Ford County
Franklin County
Geary County
Gove County
Gove County/Logan County/Thomas County
Graham County
Grant County
Gray County
Greeley County
Greenwood County
Hamilton County
Harper County
Harvey County
Harvey County/Sedgwick County
Haskell County
Hodgeman County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Jewell County
Johnson County
Johnson County/Miami County
Johnson County/Wyandotte County
Johnson County/Wyandotte County/Leavenworth County
Kearny County
Kingman County
Kiowa County
Labette County
Labette County/Cherokee County
Lane County
Leavenworth County
Lincoln County
Linn County
Logan County
Lyon County
Marion County
Marshall County
McPherson County
Meade County
Miami County
Mitchell County
Montgomery County
Morris County
Morris County/Dickinson County
Morton County
Nemaha County
Neosho County
Ness County
Norton County
Osage County
Osborne County
Ottawa County
Pawnee County
Phillips County
Pottawatomie County
Pottawatomie County/Wabaunsee County
Pratt County
Rawlins County
Reno County
Republic County
Rice County
Riley County
Riley County/Geary County
Riley County/Pottawatomie County
Rooks County
Rush County
Russell County
Saline County
Saline County/Dickinson County
Scott County
Sedgwick County
Seward County
Shawnee County
Shawnee County/Wabaunsee County
Sheridan County
Sherman County
Smith County
Stafford County
Stanton County
Stevens County
Sumner County
Sumner County/Sedgwick County
Thomas County
Trego County
Wabaunsee County
Wallace County
Washington County
Wichita County
Wilson County
Woodson County
Wyandotte County
4 Neighboring States:
Colorado
Missouri
Nebraska
Oklahoma
4 Areacodes:
316     620     785     913    
Airport : 333
Balloonport : 1
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 33
Electoral Votes: 6
State Motto: Ad astra per aspera
english translation: To the stars through difficulties
Highest point in Kansas: Mount Sunflower , 4039 feet
fossil Pteranodon and Tylosaurus
fossil scientific name Pteranodon longiceps and T. kansasensis
tree Eastern Cottonwood
tree binomial nomenclature Populus deltoides
flower Sunflower
flower scientificname Helianthus annuus
grass Little bluestem
grass scientific name Schizachyrium scoparium (Andropogon scoparius)
bird Western Meadowlark
reptile Ornate box turtle
reptile scientific name Terrapene ornata
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
amphibian Barred tiger salamander
amphibian binomial nomenclature Ambystoma mavortium
land mammal American bison
zipcodes for Kansas : 66002 66006 66007 66008 66010 66012 66013
all 752 zipcodes for Kansas
Crime Chart Kansas Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 2,904,021 318,857,056
violent crimes 10,1231,197,987
violent crime rate348.6375.7
murder and manslaughter9114,249
murder and manslaughter rate3.14.5
rape1,411116,645
rape rate48.636.6
robbery1,362325,802
robbery rate46.9102.2
aggravated assault7,259741,291
aggravated assault rate250.0232.5
property crimes79,4318,277,829
property crime rate2735.22596.1
burglary15,8281,729,806
burglary rate545.0542.5
larceny theft56,6975,858,496
larceny theft rate1952.41837.3
motor vechicle theft6,906689,527
motor vehicle theft rate237.8216.2
Andover (12,745)
Arkansas City (12,136)
Atchison (10,712)
Bruno (15,063)
Derby (23,509)
Dodge City (27,912)
El Dorado (12,931)
Emporia (24,649)
Garden City (27,005)
Gardner (20,868)
Great Bend (15,717)
Hays (21,092)
Haysville (11,212)
Hutchinson (41,569)
Junction City (24,621)
Kansas City (151,306)
Lansing (11,767)
Lawrence (93,917)
Leavenworth (35,980)
Leawood (34,579)
Lenexa (52,490)
Liberal (20,746)
Manhattan (56,308)
McPherson (13,144)
Merriam (11,288)
Newton (19,216)
Olathe (134,305)
Ottawa (12,387)
Overland Park (186,515)
Parsons (10,090)
Pittsburg (20,409)
Prairie Village (21,877)
Riverside (14,100)
Rockford (23,876)
Salina (47,813)
Shawnee (65,046)
Soldier (15,061)
Topeka (127,265)
Wichita (389,965)
Winfield (12,204)