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Barber County, Kansas

US county information
NameBarber County
SeatMedicine Lodge
US Area
Total Area1136.21 sq mi (2942.8 km2)
Land Area1134.11 sq mi (2937.3 km2)
Water Area2.10 sq mi (5.4 km2)
Population4861 (2010)
Density1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Named forThomas W. Barber
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Barber County (county code BA) is a county located in South Central Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 4,861. Its county seat and most populous city is Medicine Lodge. It was named for Thomas Barber, an abolitionist who was killed in Douglas County in 1855 during the Wakarusa War.

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