Fort Scott, Kansas

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Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas,[1] United States. It is 88 miles (142 km) south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. As of the 2020 census, the city population was 7,552.[2]

It is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site and the Fort Scott National Cemetery. Fort Scott is named for Gen. Winfield Scott.[3]

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  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  2. "QuickFacts: Fort Scott city, Kansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 20, 2023.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 129.