Kansas City, Kansas is the third largest city in the entire state. It is also the county seat of Wyandotte County, where the county government is located. Kansas City is also the third largest city in terms of metropolitan areas within the state, and in 2010 the city was listed as having a population of 145,786. In order to differentiate itself from Kansas City, Missouri, which is more well known, Kansas City Kansas citizens often use abbreviations such as KCK.
As a major city in the state of Kansas, Kansas City has a multitude of different transportation choices. Major freeways that run through the city include Interstates 35 and 70, which run to Des Moines and St. Louis, Interstates 435, 635, 670, and highways US 24-40, K-5, K-7, and K-32. Most residents get around by using their own vehicles, and the structured freeways make it rather easy to get around.