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"Christmas City of the High Plains"

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Population (year 2000): 1,924, Males: 876 (45.5%), Females: 1,048 (54.5%), Elevation: 2465 feet. WaKeeney is located in Trego County (of which it is the county seat), within the North Central Region of the state on US Interstate-70 and is between Hays City and Quinter on Highway 40.

Nearly equidistant from Denver, Kansas City and Omaha. There are three streams running west to east in the Wakeeney area, the Saline River, the Smoky Hill River and Big Creek.


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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, KidFest, and 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.