About Salina, Kansas

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Salina’s location is probably the single most important factor in its past, present, and future. Salina is the largest city nearest the geographic center of the United States, and is the fifth largest city in the state of Kansas.

Salina is the county seat for Saline County and has long been recognized as the regional center for north-central Kansas. Salina enjoys a strategic location on the interstate highway system. Interstate 135 (North-South) has an interchange with Interstate 70 (East-West), providing direct access to Denver, Kansas City, Omaha, and Oklahoma City.

Recently, Salina was ranked 27th out of 219 cities in the United States to live in by the Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities. Included among many other attributes were low violent crime, availability of quality medical care and high per capita income.

Public and private education in Salina includes Kansas State University-Salina, Kansas Wesleyan University, and Brown Mackie College of Salina.

For more information about the Salina area, follow the Salina Chamber of Commerce link.