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Kansas Areas in currently in the Mission
City of Andover is a rapidly
growing community just east of Wichita, Kansas.
Great schools, access to shopping, recreation, employment opportunities, and
entertainment are just a few of the attractions to our community.
Andover, Butler County, Kansas 67002
The population of Andover is
approximately 5,200 (1998).
The approximate number of families is 1,499 (1990).
The amount of land area in Andover
is 9.376 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.016 sq kilometers.
The distance from Andover to Washington
DC is 1144 miles. The distance to the Kansas
state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Andover is positioned 37.69 degrees
north of the equator and 97.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Andover was settled in 1880 by Ephrain Waggoner. It was originally named Cloud
City for a railroad man named Mr.
Cloud. The name was changed on June 7,
1880 to Andover.
The settling of Andover: 1880
The incorporation date of Andover:
February 4, 1957 with a
population of 166
Andover Kansas City Page
Andover.net Community Page
Arkansas City Home Page
Arkansas City History
Atchison Kansas Page
KU Education Agusta History
Burlington is located in Coffey
County southeast of Emporia
along US Highway 75 on the banks of the Neosho
River near John Redmond Reservoir. Burlington
is the Coffey County Seat.
seat located near the center of the county on US Highway 75, Burlington is the home of County Critters, Victorian Memories and
Victorian Gallery. The central business district was recently improved
with new sidewalks, trees, and colonial street lights to create a downtown
plaza. The Cross Centre Shopping Center is located at the north edge
of the city.
is located in Sedgwick County
in south central Kansas between Wichita
and Winfield on Highway 15 near Mulvane.
Great Bend, Kansas
Great Bend is located in Barton County northwest of Hutchinson along US Highway
281 on the banks of the Arkansas River near Cheyenne
Bottoms and Fort Zarah. Great
Bend is the Barton County Seat.
of information here
Great Bend Portal
http://www.greatbendks.net/ City of Great Bend
Chamber of Commerce
http://www.cheyennebottoms.net/ Cheyenne Bottoms
http://www.usd428.org/ School District 428
http://www.bartonks.com/ Barton County Page
http://www.barton.cc.ks.us/ Barton County Community College Page
http://www.ckls.org/~gbpl/ Barton County Public Library Page
Kansas Medical Center
Bend Kansas Sites to See
Hutchinson is located in Reno
County (of which it is the county
seat) northwest of Wichita along US
Highway 50 on the banks of the Arkansas River near Sand
Hills State Park.
The population estimate for July 1,
1998 was 39,016, a decrease of 292 since 1990.
Kansas State Fair
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas
"First City of Kansas"
In 1966 Fort Leavenworth
was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark and a portion of the
fort is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The incorporation date of Leavenworth:
Leavenworth, just north
of Leavenworth, is the oldest Fort
west of the Mississippi River in continuous use.
The "Big House"
The Federal Penitentiary has been the home of many famous prisoners. Their most
famous prisoner was Robert Stroud, known in the movies as the "Bird Man of
Alcatraz". It's interesting to note that he did all of his bird work here,
serving 28 years in Leavenworth, before being transferred to Alcatraz. Nazi
prisoners were also kept here for a time. "Rocky" Graziano
got his start in boxing while incarcerated here.
Leavenworth location: Just north
of Kansas City, Kansas
in the northeast portion of Leavenworth
The population of Leavenworth is
approximately 39,431 (1996).
The approximate number of families is 12,568 1990.
The amount of land area in Leavenworth
is 58.816 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.051 sq kilometers.
The distance from Leavenworth to Washington
DC is 1016 miles. The distance to the Kansas
state capital is 47 miles. (as the crow flies)
Leavenworth is positioned 39.32
degrees north of the equator and 94.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Leavenworth elevation is 900
feet above sea level.
Ft. Leavenworth Museum
Leavenworth Development Page
Newton is located in Harvey
County (of which it is the county
seat) southeast of Salina along
Highway 15 near Hutchinson and
north of Wichita. Newton
is part of the Wichita, Kansas
Overland Park, Kansas
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
To the Stars Through
The Kansas state capital.
The population of Topeka is
approximately 126,536 (1999).
The approximate number of families is 54,664 (1990).
The amount of land area in Topeka
is 142.87 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.52 sq kilometers.
The distance from Topeka to Washington
DC is 1059 miles. The distance to the Kansas
state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Topeka is positioned 39.03 degrees
north of the equator and 95.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Cottonwood.
The city bird is the Western Meadowlark.
Topeka location: near the
geographic center of the United States
in northeast Kansas.
Topeka City Page
Valley Center, Kansas
Areas in currently in the Mission
Blue Springs, Missouri
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Fleming Park, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
North Kansas City, Missouri
Platte City, Missouri
Raytown (KC), Missouri
St. Joseph, Missouri