Topeka is the capital of . Topeka, located in Shawnee County, serves as the capital of Kansas. The metropolitan area is rich in history and highly favored by nature.

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Westboro Baptist Church is an American church known for its use of inflammatory hate speech, especially against LGBT+ people, Catholics, Orthodox Christians, atheists, Muslims, Jews, and U.S. soldiers and politicians. is situated 2½ miles west of Topeka. Photo: Americasroof, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Washburn University is a public university in Topeka, Kansas. is situated 1½ miles southwest of Topeka. Photo: Marion Doss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Great Overland Station, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot, is a museum and former railroad station in Topeka, . is situated 1¼ miles north of Topeka. Photo: Ron Reiring, CC BY 2.0.

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North Topeka, Kansas is an area of Topeka, Kansas. Although not officially a city, it is treated like one by many of its residents, and experiences relatively low crime rates compared to the rest of Topeka. is situated 1½ miles north of Topeka.


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