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The New International Encyclopædia/Minneapolis (Kansas)

MINNEAP′OLIS. A city and the county-seat of Ottawa County, Kan., 127 miles west of Topeka; on the Solomon River, and on the Union Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads (Map: Kansas, E 2). It derives considerable trade from the adjacent farming and stock-raising country, and has grain elevators, flour mills, carriage shops, a foundry, etc. Building stone is quarried in the vicinity. There is a public-school library of 3000 volumes. Population, in 1890, 1756; 1900, 1727.