About This Place
Luray is a city in Russell County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 194.
Luray is located at 39°6′50″N 98°41′29″W / 39.11389°N 98.69139°W / 39.11389; -98.69139 (39.114003, -98.691413) at an elevation of 1,562 feet (476 m). It lies in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of the Saline River. Wolf Creek, a tributary of the Saline, flows east along the southern edge of the city. Coon Creek, a tributary of Wolf Creek, flows southeast along the eastern edge of the city. Located at the junction of U.S. Route 281 and Kansas Highway 18 (K-18) in north-central Kansas, Luray is 118 miles (191 km) northwest of Wichita, 218 miles (351 km) west of Kansas City, and 18 miles (28 km) northeast of Russell, the county seat.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.