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Founded: 1866, Population (year 2000): 2,728, Elevation: 853 feet. Tonganoxie, or "Tongie", as it is fondly referred to by its residents, is a friendly little city located in Leavenworth County, in the Northeast Region of Kansas, between Kansas City and Lawrence.

A growing community with all the advantages of close proximity to a major urban center and a large university town. They remain far enough removed to retain a distinctive small town flavor and attitude.

Tonganoxie was named after a Delaware Indian, Chief Tonganoxie. The Chief Tonganoxie Lodge, which was built in 1835, was a stopover for mail and passengers traveling through the area. Eventually, the government took over the land and sold it to the Union Pacific Railroad.

Activities in Tonganoxie include:

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • Tonganoxie Days
  • Leavenworth County Fair
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Transportation Extreme Limousine | Telephone 913-845-2620 Fax 913-845-9760

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07/04 Coming to The area
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.