Population: 1194, The second largest town in Reno County, one of the largest counties in Kansas and is located on the Arkansas River and is 12 miles northwest of Hutchinson, the (County Seat).
Founded by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad company. The depot was built in 1872 and the station was named in honor of Thomas Nickerson, who was at that time president of the company.
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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,
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.