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Founded: 1887, Pop.: (2000) 1593, Elev.:1490 Ft.

Moundridge is located in McPherson County. Nestled in Central Kansas, just about 2 miles from the main north-south artery, I-135, lies the town of Moundridge and situated in the "Golden Triangle" formed by Wichita, Salina and Hutchinson. Moundridge offers not only rural comfort but global connections.

To the Southwest, the Little Arkansas River runs in a SE direction and to the northeast, the Cottonwood River flows into Marion Lake. Marion Lake is excellent for walleye fishing. In addition, hunting, hiking, camping, wind surfing, boating, swimming, surf bathing, bird watching and picnicking are available at this large U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake in the center of Marion County. Marion Lake, (Reservoir) encompasses 6,200 acres of water, surrounded by another 6,000 acres of public lands.

Cultural events, festivals, lectures, musical and dramatic productions abound in the area. Local Events include the Annual Black Kettle Festival

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07/17 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.