Seneca, Kansas

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Seneca is a city in Nemaha County, Kansas, United States. The population was 2,122 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Nemaha County[3].

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History

Seneca grew up along the wagon route from St. Joseph, Missouri to Oregon and California. British explorer Richard Francis Burton en route to California in 1860 passed through town and noted: "... Seneca, a city consisting of a few shanties ..."[4]

Geography

Seneca is located at 39°50′8″N 96°3′58″W / 39.83556°N 96.06611°W / 39.83556; -96.06611 (39.835693, -96.066054)[5]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,122 people, 897 households, and 539 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,375.0 people per square mile (532.0/km²). There were 978 housing units at an average density of 633.7/sq mi (245.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.82% White, 0.42% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

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