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Rice County, Kansas

US county information
NameRice County
US Area
Total Area728.30 sq mi (1886.3 km2)
Land Area726.58 sq mi (1881.8 km2)
Water Area1.72 sq mi (4.5 km2)
Population10083 (2010)
Density5.6/km2 (14.4/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Rice County (standard abbreviation: RC) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas; it was named in memory of Samuel Allen Rice, Brigadier-General, United States volunteers, killed April 30, 1864, at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 10,083. The largest city and county seat is Lyons.

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