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Shallow Water, Kansas
KDOT map of Scott County (legend)
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Coordinates: 38°22′25″N 100°54′47″W / 38.37361°N 100.91306°W / 38.37361; -100.91306Coordinates: 38°22′25″N 100°54′47″W / 38.37361°N 100.91306°W / 38.37361; -100.91306
Country United States
State Kansas
County Scott
2,949 ft (899 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-64200
GNIS ID 471510

Shallow Water is an unincorporated community in Scott County, Kansas, United States.


For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined this community as a census-designated place (CDP).


Shallow Water is a part of USD 466 Scott County.

Shallow Water schools were closed through school unification. The Shallow Water High School mascot was Shallow Water Tigers. The Shallow Water Tigers won the Kansas State High School Boys class B Cross Country championship in 1960 and 1961.

Notable people

  • Heriberto Hermes (1932-2018), Roman Catholic bishop, was born in Shallow Water; he served as bishop of the Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Brazil from 1990 to 2009.
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