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Rooks County, Kansas

US county information
NameRooks County
US Area
Total Area895.36 sq mi (2319 km2)
Land Area888.34 sq mi (2300.8 km2)
Water Area7.02 sq mi (18.2 km2)
Population5181 (2010)
Density2.3/km2 (6.0/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Rooks County (standard abbreviation: RO) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 5,181. The county seat is Stockton and the largest city is Plainville. The county was named for Private John C. Rooks of the 11th Kansas Infantry who died at the Battle of Prairie Grove near Fayetteville, Arkansas, during the Civil War.

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