"I grew up in Kansas, General. I'm about as American as it gets."
Superman to Calvin Swanwick[src]

Kansas is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America. It is the location of the town of Smallville, the hometown of Superman.[1]


Kansas history from MoS flashback

Kansas history shown in Weisinger Primary School.

Lewis and Clark reach the territory that one day will become Kansas in 1804.[1] The town of Smallville was later founded there.[2]

In the 1830s the Kent Family, settled in Kent Farm, Smallville, became a family of farmers.[1][3]

Kansas was officialy founded in 1854 and became the 34th state of the United States of America on January 29, 1861.[1]

The Kryptonian Kal-El, who later became known as Superman, crashed in the town of Smallville as a small child and was raised by Jonathan and Martha Kent.[1]

Showdown in Smallville

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Man of Steel
  2. Man of Steel (video game)
  3. In Man of Steel Jonathan Kent explains that Kents are farmers by "five generations". As Jonathan is part of the fith generation and a generation spans usually in thirty years, the first one should be appeaared in the 1830s (if we also count Jonathan's birthday, set in 1951).

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