Luray, Kansas

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Luray is a city in Russell County, Kansas, United States.[3] The population was 203 at the 2000 census.[1]



Luray is located at 39°6′50″N 98°41′29″W / 39.11389°N 98.69139°W / 39.11389; -98.69139 (39.114003, -98.691413)[4] at an elevation of 1,562 feet (476 m).[2] It lies in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of the Saline River.[3][5] Wolf Creek, a tributary of the Saline, flows east along the southern edge of the city. Coon Creek, a tributary of Wolf Creek, flows southeast along the eastern edge of the city.[5] Located at the junction of U.S. Route 281 and K-18 in north-central Kansas, Luray is 118 miles (191 km) northwest of Wichita, 218 miles (351 km) west of Kansas City, and 18 miles (28 km) northeast of Russell, the county seat.[3][5][6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.[7]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 203 people, 105 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 665.1 people per square mile (252.8/km²). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 439.0/sq mi (166.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.54% White, 0.49% Native American, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

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