Pratt is located in Pratt County
(of which it is the county seat) west of Wichita
. Situated between Kingman
along US Highway 54 and on the banks of the South Fork of the Ninnescah River. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 6,525, a decrease of 162 since 1990, with an elevation of 1890 feet.
Organized constitutionally in 1879 and Named in memory of Caleb Pratt, Second Lieutenant of Company D, First Kansas Infantry, killed in action August 10, 1861 at Wilson's creek, Mo. The town of Pratt is surrounded by the flat praire, which is populated with producing oil wells.
Kansas Counties Pratt County |
PO Box 469, 114 N Main St, Kansas 67124
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07/23 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.