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Near Lebanon in Smith County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Geographic Center of the United States

Lat. 39º 50’ Long. 98º 35’

 

—NE 1/4 - SE 1/4 - S32 - T2S - R 11 W —

 
The Geographic Center of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. The Geographic Center of the United States Marker
Inscription.

Located by L.T. Hagadorn of
Paulette & Wilson - Engineers and
L.A. Beardslee - County Engineer.
From data furnished by
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Dedicated April 25, 1940

 
Erected 1940 by Lebanon Hub Club.
 
Location. 39° 49.7′ N, 98° 34.765′ W. Marker is near Lebanon, Kansas, in Smith County. Marker is at the intersection of 130th Road (Kansas Route 191) and AA Road when traveling west on 130th Road. Click for map. Monument is about one mile west of US Highway 281. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon KS 66952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Geographic Center (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Geographic Center (approx. 3.5 miles away); Willa Cather Memorial Prairie (approx. 12.5 miles away in Nebraska).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Geographic Center of the U.S. (Submitted on August 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Geographic Center of the U.S. (Submitted on August 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Geographic Center of the U.S.
The Geographic Center of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. The Geographic Center of the United States Marker
(Submitted on August 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Geographic Center of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
3. The Geographic Center of the United States Marker
Looking East From Near The Geographic Center of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
4. Looking East From Near The Geographic Center of the United States Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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