Greenwood County, Kansas

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Greenwood County (county code GW) is a county located in Southeast Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was estimated to be 7,067 in the year 2006.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Eureka.[2]

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Law and government

Greenwood County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,153 square miles (2,986.3 km2), of which 1,140 square miles (2,952.6 km2) is land and 13 square miles (33.7 km2), or 1.12%, is water.[4]

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Greenwood County's population was estimated to be 7,067 in the year 2006, a decrease of 601, or -7.8%, over the previous six years.[1]

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