Bavaria, Kansas

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Bavaria, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Location of Bavaria, Kansas
Location of Bavaria, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°47′50″N 97°45′20″W / 38.79722°N 97.75556°W / 38.79722; -97.75556Coordinates: 38°47′50″N 97°45′20″W / 38.79722°N 97.75556°W / 38.79722; -97.75556
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 785

Bavaria (also Hohneck or Honek)[1] is an unincorporated community in southern Ohio Township, Saline County, Kansas, United States. It lies along K-140 and a Union Pacific Railroad line southwest of the city of Salina, the county seat of Saline County. Spring Creek flows through the community.[2] Its elevation is 1,273 feet (388 m), and it is located at 38°47′50″N 97°45′20″W / 38.79722°N 97.75556°W / 38.79722; -97.75556 (38.7972268, -97.7555952).[1] As a part of Saline County, Bavaria is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.[3]

History[edit]

Bavaria was laid out in 1877. Settlers had been present there since 1865.[4] It's named after the state of Bavaria, in Germany.[5]

The post office in Bavaria was discontinued in 1986.[6]

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Primary and secondary education[edit]

Bavaria is part of Unified School District 307.[7][8][9]

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