Larned is a city in and the county seat of Pawnee County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 4,054.
The city drew its name from nearby Fort Larned, which was established in 1859 and named for Colonel Benjamin F. Larned, U.S. Army Paymaster, July 1854 to his death, September 6, 1862.
Larned is located at 38°10′56″N 99°6′6″W / 38.18222°N 99.10167°W / 38.18222; -99.10167 (38.182109, -99.101696). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km²), all of it land.