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Wakarusa, Kansas
KDOT map of Shawnee County (legend)
Wakarusa, Kansas is located in Kansas
Wakarusa, Kansas
Wakarusa, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Wakarusa, Kansas is located in the United States
Wakarusa, Kansas
Wakarusa, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Shawnee
 • Total 4.999 sq mi (12.95 km2)
 • Land 4.965 sq mi (12.86 km2)
 • Water 0.034 sq mi (0.09 km2)
951 ft (290 m)
 • Total 260
 • Density 52.0/sq mi (20.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-74425
GNIS ID 479077

Wakarusa is an unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States. Wakarusa is 11 miles (18 km) south of downtown Topeka. Wakarusa has a post office with ZIP code 66546. As of the 2010 census, its population was 260. Wakarusa is also the name of an unincorporated community in adjacent Douglas County, Kansas, 6.6 mi (10.6 km) southwest of downtown Lawrence and the name of the township that includes Lawrence, Kansas.


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


The community is served by Auburn–Washburn USD 437 public school district.

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