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Harper County, Kansas

US county information
NameHarper County
US Area
Total Area802.95 sq mi (2079.6 km2)
Land Area801.44 sq mi (2075.7 km2)
Water Area1.51 sq mi (3.9 km2)
Population6034 (2010)
Density2.9/km2 (7.4/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Named forSergeant Marion Harper
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Harper County (county code HP) is a county located in South Central Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 6,034. Its county seat and most populous city is Anthony. Harper County was named for Sergeant Marion Harper of the 2nd Kansas Cavalry, who died of wounds suffered near Waldron, Arkansas, in December 1863.

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