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Kansas State Name Origin:

Kansas map - click to see all state name origins
Kansas geology & topography map from USGS. See All State Name Origins.

Kansas - click to see all state name origins

What does Kansas mean? Kansas comes from the Sioux Indian word for "south wind people."

Scenic Kansas - click to see all state name origins
Photo of Clinton Lake, Kansas by John Charlton, Kansas Geological Survey. See All State Name Origins.
Source:
Kansas Geology and Topography Map: USGS
Kansas Quick Facts: Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Links:
Kansas Symbols: Kansas State Library
All State Name Origins

    

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Kansas Symbols & Icons:

animal - bird
reptile
amphibian
flower - insect

flag - seal
name - nickname
motto - song
tree - soil - quarter
 

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