Place:Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

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NameLeavenworth
Alt namesLeavenworth Citysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS20010791
New Townsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS20010791
TypeCity
Coordinates39.308°N 94.923°W
Located inLeavenworth, Kansas, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 35,251. Located on the west bank of the Missouri River northwest of Kansas City, Missouri, it is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

The site of Fort Leavenworth, the city is known in American history for its role as a key supply base in the settlement of the American West. It is also famous for being the location of several prisons, particularly the United States Disciplinary Barracks and United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth.

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