Stanton County, Kansas

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Stanton County (standard abbreviation: ST) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 2,406. Its county seat is Johnson City.[1]

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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, Stanton County has remained a prohibition, or "dry", county.[2]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 680 square miles (1,761 km²), of which, 680 square miles (1,761 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.01%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,406 people, 858 households, and 638 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,007 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.41% White, 0.62% Black or African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 12.51% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 23.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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