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.
Situated in the American Great Plains, Kansas became the 34th state on January 29, 1861. Superman's hometown of Smallville was founded by Ezra Small the following year.
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.