Saline County, Kansas

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Saline County
Smoky Hills Museum in Salina
Map of Kansas highlighting Saline County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
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Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°47′00″N 97°40′00″W / 38.7833°N 97.6667°W / 38.7833; -97.6667
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedFebruary 15, 1860
Named forSaline River
SeatSalina
Largest citySalina
Area
 • Total721 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land720 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
55,142
 • Density77/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
WebsiteSaline.org

Saline County (standard abbreviation: SA) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010 census, 55,606 people lived there.[1] The largest city and county seat is Salina.[2]

History[change | change source]

1800s[change | change source]

In 1860, Saline County was created.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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