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About Lecompton, Kansas

Lecompton is a city in Douglas County, Kansas, United States. It is part of the Lawrence, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 608 at the 2000 census. Lecompton played a major historical role in pre-Civil War America as the Territorial capital of Kansas from 1855 to 1861. This time period was known as Bleeding Kansas.

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Lecompton Facts

  • Population Total: 625
  • Square Miles: 0.9
  • Elevation: 919
  • Timezone: North American Central
  • Website: http://lecompton.org/