Brown County, Kansas

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Brown County (county code BR) is a county located in Northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was 10,724 at the 2000 census, and it was estimated to be 10,236 in the year 2006.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Hiawatha. Brown County is the location of the Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Kansas, the majority of the Sac and Fox Reservation and the majority of the Iowa Reservation of Kansas and Nebraska.


Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2000, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink without a food sales requirement.[2]


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 572 square miles (1,481.5 km2), of which 571 square miles (1,478.9 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2), or 0.27%, is water.[3] The Wolf River has its source in the county.[4] Brown State Fishing Lake, formerly known as "Brown County State Park" is in the county, 8 miles (13 km) east of Hiawatha.

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