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Ottawa, Kansas

Ottawa is a city in, and the county seat of, Franklin County, Kansas, United States. It is located on both banks of the Marais des Cygnes River near the center of Franklin County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12.649.

St. Francis, Kansas

St. Francis is located at 39°46′17″N 101°48′3″W 39.771389, -101.800717. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.87 square miles 2.25 km 2, all of it land.

Scott City, Kansas

For millennia, the Great Plains of North America were inhabited by nomadic Native Americans. From the 16th to 18th centuries, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, Franc ...

Sedan, Kansas

Sedan is located at 37°7′42″N 96°11′10″W 37.128472, -96.186220, which is approximately the middle-point between New York City and Los Angeles. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.81 square miles 2.10 km 2, ...

Seneca, Kansas

Seneca was founded in 1857. It was named after Seneca County, Ohio. The first post office in Seneca was established in November 1858. Seneca grew up along the wagon from St. Joseph, Missouri to Oregon and California. British Explorer Richard Fran ...

Sharon Springs, Kansas

Sharon Springs was originally called Eagle Tail station when it was founded in 1868. It was renamed Sharon Springs in 1886, after Sharon Springs, New York. Sharon Springs was incorporated as a city in 1890. In 2013, the biggest failure in Kansas ...

Stockton, Kansas

Stockton was founded in 1872. A large share of the first settlers were cattle dealers, or stockmen, and they named their new home Stocktown, or as it soon became Stockton. Stockton was incorporated as a city in 1879. Stockton was introduced in Br ...

Sublette, Kansas

Sublette was founded in 1912. It was named for William Lewis Sublette, a French Huguenot who was a partner in the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. Sublette was a mountain man, fur trapper and pioneer who blazed a trail through the area and was known b ...

Syracuse, Kansas

Syracuse was originally called Holidaysburg, and under the latter name founded in 1873. It was renamed Syracuse prior to 1878, after the city of Syracuse, New York.

Troy, Kansas

Troy was platted in 1855. It was named after the ancient city of Troy. The first house in Troy was built in 1856, and the first store opened in 1857. Troy was incorporated as a city in 1860. The first post office in Troy was established in March, ...

Ulysses, Kansas

Ulysses is a city in and the county seat of Grant County, Kansas, United States. It is named after Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6.161.

Washington, Kansas

Washington was established in spring 1860, and in the same year named county seat. Until the end of the American Civil War it was protected by two stockaded buildings, the Washington Company House and Woolberts Stockade Hotel. The first post offi ...

Wellington, Kansas

Wellington was platted in 1871 and named for the Duke of Wellington. It was designated as the Sumner County seat in 1872, winning out over Sumner City according to the Wellington library. Cattle herders coming up the Chisholm Trail helped to buil ...

Westmoreland, Kansas

Westmoreland is located at 39°23′41″N 96°24′51″W 39.394770, -96.414154. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles 1.35 km 2, all of it land.

Yates Center, Kansas

Yates Center was founded in August 1875. It was named for Abner Yates, the original owner of the town site, who donated an entire block around the courthouse, land for the churches, a city park, and a lot each for the first two children born in t ...

Wichita Fire Department

The Wichita Fire Department is the local government agency responsible for protecting the citizens and property of Wichita, Kansas from fires and fire hazards. In addition to this the organization provides basic life support coverage along with S ...

Louisville EMS

Louisville Emergency Medical Services was the primary advanced life support provider within the corporate limits of Louisville, Kentucky from 1972 to 1995. The integration of LEMS into the Louisville Division of Fire as its EMS Bureau in 1995 bro ...

Covington Fire Department

The Covington Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the city of Covington, Kentucky.The department serves a population of 40.640 people across an area of 13.7 square miles.The Covington Fire Department is the ...

Florence Fire/EMS Department

The Florence Fire/EMS Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services for Florence, Kentucky. The department is responsible for over 21 square miles with a population of over 45.000 citizens.

List of Republican nominees for Governor of Kentucky

1939 – King Swope Fayette. 1867 - Sidney M. Barnes Estill. 2011 - David L. Williams Cumberland. 1959 – John M. Robsion, Jr. Jefferson. 1955 – Edwin R. Denney Rockcastle. 1879 – Walter Evans Jefferson. 1903 – Morris B. Belknap Jefferson. 1967 – Lo ...

Scott County Jail Complex

Scott County Jail Complex located in Georgetown, Kentucky served as the Scott County jail from 1892 until 1990. Currently, the building houses the Scott County Arts & Cultural Center. The building is designated a Kentucky landmark. It was listed ...

Barbourville, Kentucky

Barbourville is a home rule-class city in Knox County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 3.165 at the 2010 census, down from 3.589 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Knox County. The city was formally established by the ...

Bardwell, Kentucky

Bardwell is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Carlisle County, Kentucky, United States. The city was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1878. The population was 723 at the 2010 census, down from 799 in 2000.

Beattyville, Kentucky

Beattyville is a home rule-class city in Lee County, Kentucky, United States. The city was formally established by the state assembly as "Beatty" in 1851 and incorporated in 1872. It was named for Samuel Beatty, a pioneer settler. The population ...

Bedford, Kentucky

Bedford is a home rule-class city in Trimble County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 677 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Trimble County. It is located at the junction of routes 42 and U.S. 421. It was named for Bed ...

Benton, Kentucky

Benton is a U.S. home rule-class city in Marshall County, Kentucky. The current mayor of this city is Rita Dotson. The population was 4.349 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Marshall County.

Brooksville, Kentucky

Brooksville is a home rule-class city in Bracken County, Kentucky, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the citys population was 642. It is the county seat of Bracken County. The area was settled before 1800 by William and Joel Woodward a ...

Brownsville, Kentucky

Brownsville is a home rule-class city in Edmonson County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the county seat and is a certified Kentucky Trail Town. The population was 836 at the time of the 2010 census, down from 921 at the 2000 census. It is ...

Burlington, Kentucky

Burlington is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Boone County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 15.926 at the 2010 census. Despite its size and status as county seat, Burlington remains unincorporated.

Calhoun, Kentucky

Calhoun is a home rule-class city in McLean County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 763 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of McLean County. It is included in the Owensboro, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Carlisle, Kentucky

Carlisle is a home rule-class city in Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 2.010 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Nicholas County. It is located at the junction of Kentucky Route 32 and Kentucky Route 36, about ...

Carrollton, Kentucky

Carrollton is a home rule-class city in - and the county seat of - Carroll County, Kentucky, United States, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers. The population was 3.938 at the 2010 census.

Catlettsburg, Kentucky

Catlettsburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Boyd County, Kentucky, United States. The city population was 1.856 at the 2010 census. Catlettsburg is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As ...

Clinton, Kentucky

Clinton is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hickman County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1.388 at the 2010 census, a decline from 1.415 in 2000.

Cynthiana, Kentucky

Cynthiana is a home rule-class city in Harrison County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 6.402 at the 2010 census. It is the seat of its county.

Dixon, Kentucky

Dixon is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Webster County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 632 at the 2000 census. Dixon is located at the junction of US 41A and KY 132. It was established with a courthouse and post off ...

Elkton, Kentucky

The city was founded by Major John Gray and established by the state assembly in 1820. It is named for a nearby watering hole previously hosting a large elk herd. It was formally incorporated in 1843.

Falmouth, Kentucky

Falmouth is a home rule-class city in, and the county seat of, Pendleton County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 2.169 according to the 2010 census. It lies at the confluence of the South and Main forks of the Licking River and ...

Flemingsburg, Kentucky

Flemingsburg is a home rule-class city in Fleming County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 2.658 at the 2010 census, down from 3.010 at the 2000 census. It is the seat of Fleming County.

Frenchburg, Kentucky

Frenchburg is a home rule-class city in Menifee County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 486 at the 2010 census. It is the seat and only incorporated city in its rural county. It is located at the junction of U.S. Route 460 and ...

Georgetown, Kentucky

Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. The 2018 population was 34.395 per the United States Census Bureau. It is the 7th-largest city by population in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is the seat of it ...

Glasgow, Kentucky

Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 14.028 at the 2010 U.S. census. The city is well known for its annual Scottish Highland Games. In 2007, Barren County wa ...

Greensburg, Kentucky

Greensburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Green County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 2.163 at the 2010 census, down from 2.396 at the 2000 census. In downtown Greensburg historic district on the National regist ...

Hardinsburg, Kentucky

Hardinsburg is a home rule-class city in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 2.343 at the 2010 census. Hardinsburg was named after Captain William Hardin.

Hartford, Kentucky

Hartford is a home rule-class city in Ohio County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 2.672 at the 2010 census. The first two years of College there was a Hartford on East Union street on the site of ...

Hawesville, Kentucky

Hawesville is a home rule-class city on the south bank of the Ohio River in Hancock County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 945 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Owensboro metropolitan area.

Henderson, Kentucky

Henderson is a home rule-class city along the Ohio River in Henderson County in western Kentucky in the United States. The population was 28.757 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is part of the Evansville Metropolitan Area, locally known as the "Tri-St ...

Irvine, Kentucky

Irvine is a home rule-class city in Estill County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. Its population was 2.715 at the time of the 2010 census. It is located on the Kentucky River at the junction of Kentucky Route 52 and ...

Lancaster, Kentucky

Lancaster locally is a home rule-class city in Garrard County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. As of the year 2010 U.S. census, the city population was 3.442. Located South of Lexington, Lancaster site Kennedy House, ...

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 10.505 at the 2010 census. It is the seat of its county. Lawrenceburg is part of the Frankfort, Kentucky, micropolitan statistical area.