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Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Solomon is approximately 1,200 (2001), 1095 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 438 (1990), 433 (2010).
The amount of land area in Solomon is 1.665 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Solomon to Washington DC is 1154 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 95 miles. (as the crow flies)
Solomon is positioned 38.91 degrees north of the equator and 97.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Solomon elevation is 1,180 feet above sea level.


east of Salina near Abilene
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History & History Related Items

A town was set up here in the general area in 1856 called the Buchanan Town Company, but it was destroyed by natural causes early on. The local river here was named the Solomon River by the French. It is believed to come from the word Salmon. Solomon City was the first name. The city part was dropped later.
The city was planned out in 1865. The town continued to grow as a center of activity for the surrounding areas. By 1871, it incorporated.

Here is a good history page for Solomon.
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The Brewer Scout Cabin
built by the men of the CWA during the Great Depression of the 1930's. It was named for Lewis and Kathryn Brewer, who devoted so much of themselves to scouting and to the community of Solomon
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Solomon City Government

City of Solomon
116 W. Main
Solomon, KS 67480
Phone: 785-655-3311

Solomon Schools

USD 393 Solomon


The population of Solomon was:
1990 - 939
2000 - 1,072
2001 - 1,200

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