Cheney, Founded: 1884 is located in Sedgwick County
west of Wichita
along Highway 251 near Cheney State Park
. Cheney is part of the Wichita, Kansas
Pop. (2000):1,783 Elev.1385 feet.
Cheney has the advantage of having a small town feeling but being only 25 minutes west of the largest city in Kansas- Wichita. Cheney is home to the traditional midwestern events like the Sedgwick County Fair and the Western Sedgwick County Arena Saddle Club annual rodeo. Cheney owes its birth and early development to the railroads. Chartered in 1883, the town was named for Benjamin Price Cheney, a railroad official.
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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.
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
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.