Sedgwick County's old Courthouse in Wichita, Kansas
The old courthouse
 

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick county is located in south central Kansas. The county has a strong agricultural economy and is home to numerous aircraft industries, earning the title for Wichita of "the airplane capital of the world." The Big and Little Arkansas rivers meet in downtown Wichita, the largest city in the county.

Location

 

 

County Seat: Wichita
Founded: 1870
Population:
  · 452,869   (2000)
  · 403,662   (1990)
  ·   44,037   (1900)
Area: 1000 Square Miles
Standard Abbreviation: SG

History

  Map of Sedgwick County, KS in 1899
Map from History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)
 
Organized in 1870. County seat Wichita. In memory of John Sedgwick, United States army, Major-General of volunteers, killed in battle, May 9, 1864, at Spotsylvania, Va.
From History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)
 

Cities, Towns, & Villages of Sedgwick County

                       2000
    Town            Population  ZIP         Year  Elevation
    =============   ==========  =========   ====  =========
    Andale                 766  67001               1437
    Bel Aire             5,836                      1400
    Bentley                368  67016               1387
    Cheney               1,783  67025               1385
    Clearwater           2,178  67026               1275
    Clonmel                                         1372
    Colwich              1,229  67030               1380
    Derby               17,807  67037               1275
    Eastborough            826  67206               1373
    Furley                                          1410
    Garden Plain           797  67050               1450
    Goddard              2,037  67052       1883    1465
    Greenwich                   67055               1400
    Haysville            8,502  67060       1871
    Kechi                1,038  67067               1380
    Maize                1,868  67101               1350
    Mount Hope             830  67108               1440
    Mulvane              5,155  67110               1250 (partly in Sumner County)
    Oaklawn              3,135                      1280
    Oatville                                        1287
    Park City            5,814  67219               1360
    Schulte                                         1335
    Valley Center        4,883  67147               1345
    Viola                  211  67149               1335
    Wichita            344,284  67201..27   1871    1305  See also KOTN's Wichita Links
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