Barber County, Kansas

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Barber County (county code BA) is a county located in South Central Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was 5,307 at the 2000 census, and it was estimated to be 4,974 in the year 2006.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Medicine Lodge.[2]

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Law and government

Although the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 to allow the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with the approval of voters, Barber County has remained a prohibition, or "dry", county.[3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,136 square miles (2,942.2 km2), of which 1,134 square miles (2,937.0 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2), or 0.18%, is water.[4]

Adjacent counties

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