Mitchell County, Kansas

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Mitchell County (standard abbreviation: MC) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2000, its population was 6,932. The largest city and county seat is Beloit.

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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 719 square miles (1,861 km²), of which, 700 square miles (1,813 km²) of it is land and 19 square miles (49 km²) of it (2.62%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,932 people, 2,850 households, and 1,863 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,340 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.61% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.88% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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