Stevens County, Kansas

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Stevens County (standard abbreviation: SV) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. The population was 5,463 at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Hugoton.[1]

The county is named for the Reconstruction era Pennsylvania politician Thaddeus Stevens.[2]

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Law and government

Although the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 to allow the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with the approval of voters, Stevens County has remained a prohibition, or "dry", county.[3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 728 square miles (1,885 km²), of which, 728 square miles (1,884 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.02%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

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