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Statistics & Facts
The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Melvern is approximately 423 (1990), 385 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 197 (1990), 159 (2010).
The amount of land area in Melvern is 0.873 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Melvern to Washington DC is 1056 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 36 miles. (as the crow flies)
Melvern is positioned 38.50 degrees north of the equator and 95.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.
History & History Related Items
The name Melvern is actually an error. The town was originally called Malvern after Malvern
Hill in Scotland but when the town was given its charter it was misspelt and the name stuck.
The town was located on the Sauk and Fox Indian reservation and received its charter in
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