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WaKeeney is a city in Trego County, Kansas, United States. The population was 1,924 at the 2000 census. It has been the county seat of Trego County since its founding in 1879 along the Kansas Pacific Railway line. The site of the city of WaKeeney was selected in 1877 and surveyed in 1878 by Warren, Keeney & Co., run by Albert Warren and James Keeney, for whom the town is named. Its public sobriquets are "The Queen City of the High Plains" and "The Christmas City of the High Plains".