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Lebanon, Kansas: Geographical Center of the 48 States Team Field Report

Hwy 191, Lebanon, KS
The U.S. Center monument is northwest of town on Hwy 191, three miles north of US Hwy 36, and one mile west of US Hwy 281.
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Geographical Center of the 48 States.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

The ultimate fallback position in case we're attacked by Canada, Mexico, and the Fish People from the Atlantic and Pacific. Featured as America's divide-healing center in Bruce Springsteen's 2021 Super Bowl commercial. Report... [02/09/2021]

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Tiny US Center Chapel.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

Was a fantastic visit. Lots of great info to read. Nice park for a picnic and walk. Enjoyed the church and local info. Great place for pics. Everyone loved hearing about it!

[Stacy, 05/20/2022]

Geographical Center sign.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

Geographical Center of the 48 States: Cute little stop. Nice break from a road trip.

[Stefane, 08/05/2021]

Jeep and Springsteen and God.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

The script from the Bruce Springsteen 2021 Super Bowl 55 commercial is in the chapel.

[Randy, 04/24/2021]

Welcome sign.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

Something to do. Middle of fields. Marked signs off highway.

[Sydniko, 11/10/2017]

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Mini Statue of LibertyMini Statue of Liberty, Gaylord, KS - 18 mi.
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Kool-Aid Man's Footprints in Cement, Hastings, NE - 54 mi.

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