Lebanon, Kansas: Geographical Center of the 48 States

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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.

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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]

2003 photo of the monument.

Geographical Center of the 48 States

My mother and I visited 8/22/16. I loved it! The site is very nicely kept up and landscaped. There are picnic tables, a tiny chapel that seats eight people, the marker, and a flag memorial. This is the kind of place I like to see; it has significance and is not overrun. We went into the town of Lebanon, to a market store that sells souvenirs, and the people were so nice.

[Denise Eulert, 09/02/2016]

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