Falun, Kansas

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Falun
census-designated place
Location within Saline County, Kansas
Location within Saline County, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°40′16″N 97°45′34″W / 38.67111°N 97.75944°W / 38.67111; -97.75944Coordinates: 38°40′16″N 97°45′34″W / 38.67111°N 97.75944°W / 38.67111; -97.75944
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 67442

Falun is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southwestern Saline County, Kansas, United States. It lies southwest of the city of Salina, the county seat of Saline County.[1] Its elevation is 1,348 feet (411 m), and it is located at 38°40′16″N 97°45′34″W / 38.67111°N 97.75944°W / 38.67111; -97.75944 (38.6711171, -97.7594855).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 67442.[3] Falun is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.[4]

History[edit]

The first post office in Falun was established in 1870.[5]

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Falun is part of Unified School District 400.[6][7][8]

Notable people[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 41.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1978-10-13. Accessed 2008-04-12.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Nussle, Jim (2008-11-20). "Micropolitan Statistical Areas". List 1-9. Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. p. 97. Retrieved 2010-04-02. 
  5. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  6. ^ USD 400
  7. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map
  8. ^ Saline County School District Map

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