Trego County, Kansas

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Trego County (standard abbreviation: TR) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 3,319. Its county seat is WaKeeney.[1]

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Law and government

Trego County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[2]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 899 square miles (2,328 km²), of which, 888 square miles (2,301 km²) of it is land and 11 square miles (28 km²) of it (1.19%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,319 people, 1,412 households, and 936 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,723 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.77% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 0.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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