It is a county that is situated in the northeast of Kansas and in the Central United States. In 2009, the county population was recorded to be 155,085 putting the county fourth- largest in the state. The county forms part of the Kansas City Metro Area.
Law and Government
The county was considered a “dry county” until the Kansas Constitution amended the approved sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with 30% food sale condition in 18986. But then in 1988, the food sales were eliminated with the voter approval.
Total area of Wyandotte County, Kansas is 156 square miles with 151 square miles of land and 4 square miles of water according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
In 2009, the county has an estimated population of 154,287 and said to be the fourth largest county in terms of population in the state of Kansas.
The racial composition was 58.18% consists of White, 28.333% were Black or African American, 1.63% for Asian, 0.74% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 8.17% with other races, 16.00% composed of Latino or Hispanic of any race.
The county was named after Wyandot (wyandott or Wyandotte) Indians. French in Canda called them the Huron but they called themselves Wendat.
A branch of the Wyandot travelled an area which is now the state of Ohio. They eventually took the course of incorporation into Anglo-American Society. A lot of them embraced Christianity with the aid of missionaries and then they transported in a current area of Wyandotte County in 1843, where they created a community and worked with the help of Anglo Settlers.
The Wyandot Indians established a constitutional form of government that they had planned in Ohio. They build a territorial government for Kansas and Nebraska.
Village West is located in 11 miles from Downtown KCK which is an advancement that has considerably fuelled growth in Wyandotte County and KCK. In Kansas Speedway, they offered attractions and establishments such as The Legends, Cabela’s, Great Wolf Lodge, Nebraska Furniture Mart and Community America Ballpark that shelters the Kansas City T-Bones of the Northern League and kansasn City Wizards Major League Soccer team.
A 370-acre resort and waterpark, Schlitterbahn Vacation Village is scheduled to operate in Village west in 2009. Within the area, The Woodlands, Sandstone Amphitheater, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, Wyandotte County Park and Sunfloer Hills Golf Course can be found.