McPherson County, Kansas

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McPherson County (standard abbreviation: MP) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 29,554. The largest city and county seat is McPherson. The county is named for Civil War General James B. McPherson.

The McPherson Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of McPherson County.

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Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 1996, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 901 square miles (2,334 km²), of which, 900 square miles (2,330 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.17%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

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