Population: 534 (2000), Elevation: 1255'. Incorporated in 1885. Argonia is located in the South Central Region
of the state, just inside western Sumner County
border, and near the Chikaskia River
. US-160 runs along the north side of the city and is connected to downtown by K-210, one of the shortest state highways in Kansas. The surrounding areas produce huge amounts of grain, and agriculture dominates the local economy.
No other town in the world is named Argonia. 1884 home of America's first woman mayor.
The Argonia International Rocketry Festival - Airfest, is an anual event. The town has four parks.
Public Libraries Argonia/Dixon Township Library |
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04/23 Coming to The area
OK Mozart Festival Bartlesville OK June9-15 Oklahoma's Premier Music Festival,
OK Mozart brings the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the state of Oklahoma and the middle United States.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.