Founded: 1886, Population: (2000) 1,885, Elevation: 2235 ft. Located in the Southwest Region
of the state, in Kiowa County
, (county seat) and southeast of Dodge City
along US Highway 54 and 183. Greensburg is served by the Southern Pacific railroad. Farming, oil and gas are the main bases for the local economy.
Named for stagecoach driver D. R. "Cannonball" Green, who was elected Kiowa County's first representative in the Kansas legislature in 1889.
Attractions include: A golf course, swimming pool, Kiowa County State Fishing Lake, Five parks, "The Big well", a local museum, quaint buildings and nostalgic business settings. The Twilight Theatre, an historic theatre which first showed silent films in 1915. At one time it boasted one of the largest screens in Kansas.
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04/20 Coming to The area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo,
a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.
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.