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Glen Elder

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Home of Beautiful WACONDA LAKE

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.

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The population of Glen Elder is approximately 448 (1990), 445 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 255 (1990), 193 (2010).

The amount of land area in Glen Elder is 1.008 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Glen Elder to Washington DC is 1208 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 151 miles. (as the crow flies)
Glen Elder is positioned 39.49 degrees north of the equator and 98.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Glen Elder location: in north central Kansas near U.S. Highway 24, and 12 miles east of Beloit, Kansas

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Glen Elder history:

Here is a history page for Glen Elder. He was made the postmaster on 5 July 1870

It is not known why the name was chosen for Glen Elder, but the credit for naming the town goes to George Stinson. He was made the postmaster on 5 July 1870 and was also the first justice of the peace.
The incorporation date of Glen Elder: November 28, 1879

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Glen Elder attractions:

Learn more about Glen Elder at this site.

Waconda Lake
Great fishing and more. This area also includes a state park, Glen Elder Dam and the Glen Elder Wildlife Area which consists of 13,000 land acres and 12,586 water acres

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