Saline County, Kansas

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Saline County
Smoky Hills Museum in Salina (2013)
Smoky Hills Museum in Salina (2013)
Map of Kansas highlighting Saline County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
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
Largest citySalina
 • Total721 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land720 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.2%
 • Total54,303
 • Density75.4/sq mi (29.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Saline County (standard abbreviation: SA) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2020 census, 54,303 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.

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Saline County, Kansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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