Bavaria (also Hohneck or Honek) 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. 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 (38.7972268, -97.7555952). As a part of Saline County, Bavaria is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.
Bavaria was laid out in 1877. Settlers had been present there since 1865. It's named after the state of Bavaria, in Germany.
The post office in Bavaria was discontinued in 1986.
Primary and secondary education
Bavaria is part of Unified School District 307.
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- ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
- ^ USD 307
- ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map
- ^ Saline County School District Map