Kansas is our neighbor to the direct south of us. The northern border of Kansas is shared by Nebraska. The Republican River flows out of Nebraska into Kansas where it helps form the Kansas River that joins the Missouri at Kansas City. Much of Kansa is farmland. The industrialized centers manufacture many products.Kansas City
Kansas City is one of those cities that splits across state lines. Part of Kansas City is on the Missouri side. Since the Missouri side gets mentioned more, a fuller description is on the Missouri page.
Great college town. Great professors come from Lawrence.
Located in the western half, almost to a division by thirds. Coronado visited Liberal in his search for the riches of Quivara.* A museum there displays collected artifacts of the expedition.
Lyons is located almost in the exact center. Lyons is important in Midwestern history due to Coronado's visit to the area. A museum there displays collected artifacts of the expedition.
Nicodemus is located in the northwestern quadrant, and about one-third of the way across the state from the Kansas-Colorado state line. Nicodemus is the location of the Nicodemus National Historic Site, where many African-Americans settled following the Civil War, as part of the westward expansion. Nicodemus National Park Service Historic Site
Topeka is the capitol of Kansas.
Wichita is in the middle southern half of the state. McDonnell-Douglas has a large facility there. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas.