Dickinson County, Kansas, covers a geographic area of approximately 852 square miles in Central Kansas. Its county seat is the City of Abilene, where the city itself is located approximately 23 miles east of the City of Saline and 80 miles west of Topeka along the I-70 Freeway. Dickinson County was founded in 1857 and named after Daniel S. Dickinson, a senator from New York. Today, this is a thriving county that is home to a combined population of over 19,300. There is plenty of land and room to grow so if you are thinking of investing in Dickinson County real estate in Kansas, you will find plenty of homes, land and properties.
This county is home to 24 townships excluding the cities of Abilene and Herington, which are governmentally independent of the townships. Cities in Dickinson County with populations over 1,000 residents include Abilene with approximately 6,397 residents, Herington with 2,469 residents, Chapman with 1,239 and Solomon with 1,051. This data was taken from a 2004 estimate.
Dickinson County Schools
For schooling needs in Dickinson County, there are five school systems that provide K-12 education for local students. Those school systems are:
- USD 393 Solomon (785) 655-2541 located in Solomon
- USD 435 Abilene (785) 263-2630 located in Abilene
- USD 473 Chapman (785) 922-6521 located in Chapman
- USD 481 Rural Vista (785) 366-7215 located in Hope
- USD 487 Herington (785) 258-2263 located in Herington
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