Shawnee County, Kansas

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Shawnee County (county code SN) is a county in northeast Kansas, in the central United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,934[1] making it the third-most populous county in Kansas.

Its most populous city, Topeka, is the state capital and county seat.[2] The county was one of the original 33 counties created by the first territorial legislature in 1855.

It was named for the Shawnee tribe of Native Americans.

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