Kingman County, Kansas

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Kingman County (standard abbreviation: KM) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. The population was 8,673 at the 2000 census; it was estimated to have fallen to 7,975 by 2006.[1]. The largest city and county seat is Kingman.

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History

During the 1870s, Kingman County abounded with bison. The old-time cowboy author Frank H. Maynard reported going there on his first buffalo hunt.[2]

Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2004, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[3]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 867 sq mi (2,250 km2), of which 863 sq mi (2,240 km2) of it is land and 3 sq mi (7.8 km2) of it (0.39%) is water.

Adjacent counties

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