Kansas Facts and Trivia


- There are 27 Walnut Creeks in the state.


- Dodge City is the windiest city in the United States.


- The American Institute of Baking is located in Manhattan. 


- There are more than 600 incorporated towns in the state.


- Sumner County is known as The Wheat Capital of the World.


- Smith County is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states. 


- Morton County sells the most trout fishing stamps of all the Kansas counties. 


- Dwight D. Eisenhower from Abilene was the 34th President of the United States. 


- Silent comedian Buster Keaton, of early film success, was from Piqua, Kansas.


- Cedar Crest is the name of the governor's mansion in Topeka, the state capital. 


- At one time it was against the law to serve ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas. 


- A hailstone weighing more than one and a half pounds once fell on Coffeyville.


- Russell Springs located in Logan County is known as the Cow Chip Capital of Kansas.


- A grain elevator in Hutchinson is 1/2 mile long and holds 46 million bushels in its 1,000 bins.

- The world famous fast-food chain of Pizza Hut restaurants opened its first store in Wichita.


- Kansas produced a record 492.2 million bushels of wheat in 1997, enough to make 35.9 billion loaves of bread. 


- Between 1854 and 1866, 34 steamboats paddled up the Kaw River (Kansas River). One made it as far west as Fort Riley.


- Milford Reservoir with over 16,000 acres of water is the state's largest lake. The reservoir is located northwest of Junction City.


- Kansas has the largest population of wild grouse in North America. The grouse is commonly called the prairie chicken. 


- Barton County is the only Kansas County that is named for a woman; the famous volunteer Civil War nurse Clara Barton.   

Kansas Insurance

Kansas Auto Insurance (KS)

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In the year 2003, Kansas residents paid around for their insurance premiums. This amount shows that Kansas residents are already learning how to save money, because the national average was $914. Many people are under the assumption that auto insurance rates are fixed by insurance companies and state regulatory agencies. However discount and competitive rates can be found in the state of Kansas. While Kansas's insurance premiums are low compared to the national average, you may still be able to find quality insurance at a lower price.
Moreover, 2008 is expected to show an overall decrease in auto insurance rates for the first time since 2003. Experts are predicting a .5 to 1% drop in insurance costs, it is expected that there will be a decrease in auto insurance rates in, 2008 for the first time since 2003. In part due to technology like Insurancelower.com which makes comparison shopping and getting insurance quotes easier than ever before. Auto insurance rates change as years go by and if you do not know about the changes in Kansas you can be paying more in auto insurance that you have to. The average auto insurance policy in 2003 was $777 and the rates increased 5.28% only one year later in 2002.

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There are some Kansas state requirements for auto insurance.
Kansas uses a No-Fault system The No-Fault system means that your insurance company covers your injury claims regardless of fault, up to a specified limit in your individual policy.
No-Fault systems do vary from state to state, so check with your insurance regulator to see the specifics of the law in your state. The State Insurance Regulators page here at Insurancelower.com has a list of the links to the insurance regulators for all states.
Under the state law of Kansas there is a minimum Bodily Injury Liability of $25,000 per person and up to $50,000 for each accident. The Property Damage Liability minimum is for $10,000. This type of basic coverage is called 25/50/10 coverage.


There are also two types of additional coverage you can get with Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) covers reasonable medical expenses for you and your passengers in an accident. UnInsured/UnderInsured Motorist pays for damage caused by a driver with little to no insurance.
Kansas state law calls for at least a minimum Personal Injury Protection coverage of $4,500.
To provide coverage for damages caused to you and your passengers by an uninsured driver, Kansas state law requires a minimum Uninsured Underinsured Motorist coverage of $25,000 per person, $50,000 per accident for any bodily injury caused by the uninsured driver.
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