Saline County, Kansas

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Saline County, Kansas
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Location within Kansas
Location within Kansas
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Kansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 15, 1860
Named forSaline River
Largest citySalina
 • Total721 sq mi (1,867 km2)
 • Land720 sq mi (1,865 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2), 0.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)55,142
 • Density77/sq mi (30/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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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