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Pop. 2,790 Elev. 1037'. Located in the Southeast Region of the state, in Coffey County, and SE of Emporia. Along US Hwy 75 on the banks of the Neosho River near John Redmond Reservoir. Burlington is the Coffey County Seat and located in the heart of SE Kansas.

Home to the Coffey County Historical Society and Museum with 14,000 square feet of display space. The museum features one of the states largest doll collections, a restored 1896 schoolhouse and an 1895 church. Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation is the countys largest employer and the states only nuclear power plant. Tours are available with advanced scheduling. Stop by Luthers Smokehouse and Beef Jerky Factory.

Fishing is plentiful in Coffey County, home to John Redmond Reservoir, Coffey County Lake, New Strawn City fishing lake, Gridley City fishing lake and Lebo City fishing lake.

History Coffey County Museum |
Public Libraries Coffey County Library |

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07/04 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.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.