Bavaria, Kansas

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Bavaria, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Grain elevator in Bavaria (2015)
Grain elevator in Bavaria (2015)
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
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[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Township Ohio
Elevation[1] 1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-04575 [1]
GNIS feature ID 0476783 [1]

Bavaria is an unincorporated community in Saline County, Kansas, United States.[1] It lies along K-140 and a Union Pacific Railroad line west of the city of Salina.

History[edit]

The place was originally known as Hohneck, after Ernst Hohneck, who settled there in 1865.[2] It was also known as Honek.[1] Bavaria was laid out by E. F. Drake in 1877, and named after the state of Bavaria, in Germany.[3][4]

Its post office in Bavaria was close in 1986.[5]

Geography[edit]

Spring Creek flows through the community.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Bavaria a part of Saline County, Bavaria is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.[7]

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Bavaria is part of Unified School District 307.[8][9][10]

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