Below you will find information and links that will provide more detailed information about our local areas. As you will see many areas provide opportunities for small town living, with easy and quick access to all the amenities provided by both Wichita and/or Hutchinson.
Andale, KS: Andale is located approximately 15 minutes northwest of Wichita and minutes away from four-lane highways with access to both Wichita and Hutchinson. Andale is a community that is safe, friendly and inviting. Andale boosts an excellent City Park and swimming pools along with modern ball fields for a variety of local recreation programs. To find out more about Andale visit www.cityofandale.webs.com.
Cheney, KS: Cheney is located a quick 20 minutes from West Wichita. Cheney offers great K – 12 schools and an active and growing Main Street. The City of Cheney also offers four parks with playgrounds for children of all ages, a swimming pool and an awesome Recreation Department. Cheney Lake is also a great place for boating, fishing, or outdoors enthusiasts featuring 9,600 surface acres of water, a park and 2 marinas. If you would like more information on Cheney you may go to www.cheneyks.org.
Colwich, KS: Colwich sits on the cusp between Western and Eastern Kansas with beautiful fields lining the roadways showcasing the areas agricultural heritage. The skyline is dotted with Sacred Heart and St. Marks Cathedrals, Andale Farmer's Coop and ICM reminding its citizens that family, faith and fostering of new business ventures is what makes Colwich unique! Colwich has affordable housing, great schools and quick access to Wichita all while enjoying the quiet and safety of a rural community. For more information visit Colwich's website at colwichks.org.
Garden Plain, KS: Garden Plain is west of Wichita located on Highway 54, just minutes away from easy shopping. The City is safe, with its own police department and concerned neighbors. The streets are clean and the schools are among the best in the state. The Senior Center gives older residents a gathering place to meet and maintain an active lifestyle. Garden Plain offers a beautiful City Park and a large and active recreational sports program. To learn more visit www.gardenplain.com.
Haven, KS: Haven provides the benefits of a small town quality life with four-lane access to dining, shopping, entertainment, and employment opportunities in both Wichita and Hutchinson. Haven provides excellent Pre-K - 12 schools, public facilities; including library, community building, swimming pool, senior center and fitness center. Haven is also equipped with an Emergency response services including ambulance, modern fire station and police protection. To learn more visit www.havenkansas.com.
Hutchinson, KS: Located along the Arkansas River in Reno County and covering about 22.75 square miles. Hutchinson offers a great opportunity for those looking for a quiet rural setting with all the amenities of a big city. The city of Hutchinson is home to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center and the Kansas Underground Salt Museum. Take a walk downtown and visit the Historic District that has plenty of local stores with clothing, household items, antiques and more. The Hutchinson Mall has trendy stores and great restaurants. In September, the Kansas State Fair brings the state together for 10 days of food, fun and fellowship. Hutchinson is served by Unified School District 308, which has nine elementary schools and two middle schools. The high school is Hutchinson High School. There are three private schools in the area; Holy Cross Catholic School, Trinity Catholic High School and Central Christian School. To learn more about all the great opportunities Hutchinson has to provide visit www.hutchchamber.com.
Maize, KS: Maize is located in southwest Sedgwick County on the outskirts of Wichita. Maize provides rural surroundings with unlimited and quick access to the Wichita Metro Area. Maize City Park provides a playground, Skateboard Park, open picnic shelters, ball diamonds and a community building which can be reserved. In Maize you will find excellent schools as well as a low crime rate. You may visit www.cityofmaize.org for more detailed information.
Mount Hope, KS: Mt. Hope is nestled in Northwest Sedgwick County between Wichita and Hutchinson directly adjacent to Highway K-96. It offers quaint and peaceful small town living with convenient access to the amenities of larger cities. Mt. Hope is part of the Haven School District which is complete with a "Project Based Learning" program for K-8. It provides a unique and exciting "hands on" learning experience. Mt. Hope is a great place to call home where everyone is welcome! Please visit www.mounthopecity.com for more information.
Wichita, KS: Wichita is located in south-central Kansas and provides financial, medical and business services to more than half a million people in Butler, Harvey, Kingman, Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Wichita provides many options for public and private education, Community and Technical Schools, colleges and universities. Wichita has many attractions such as the Sedgwick County Zoo, Old Cowtown Museum, Exploration Place, Old Town and the Kansas Aviation Museum; to name just a few. You may visit www.wichitachamber.org for more information.