Herington

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Herington is located in Dickinson County in the heart of Kansas central to many of the state's tourist destinations.

The rich local heritage is showcased at the Tri-County Historic al Society Museum in Herington's Fairgrounds Park as well as a railroad Museum located in a historic baggage car.  The historical Carnegie Library, built in1918, remains in use today.  Fairgrounds Park at the community's south end, has a miniature train for children to ride and the Father Padilla Padilla Memorial Park has shaded picnic facilities, playground, gazebo and a WPA-built swimming pool.

 

The downtown district offer unique gift shops and antique stores.  Enjoy a cherry coke at the classic soda fountain in Boellings Drugstore.  Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy fishing, boating, camping and excellent picnic facilities at Lake Herington and the Herington Reservoir.    

Population

  •  2,413 residents 

  •  19,444 residents in Dickinson County

Services

  • Nearest Hospital: Herington Municipal Hospital

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  • 9 Religious Centers

  • Broadband providers:

    • TCT

Housing

  • $60,917 Median Home Price

  • $545/month Median Rental Price

Amenities

  • 2 Community Centers

  • 9 Local Parks

  • 1 Swimming Pool

  • 1 Golf Course

  • 1 Airport

Childcare & Schools

  • 2 Childcare and Preschool options

  • 1 Elementary

  • 1Middle School

  • 1 High School

General

  • Sales Tax 10.5 %

  • Top 3 Employers: 

    • City of Herington

    • US Stone

    • USD 487

Retail & Dining

  • 5 Restaurants

  • 2 Grocery Stores

  •  Retailers

  • 2 Gas Stations

Distance to Regional Centers

  • Fort Riley: 40 miles

  • Junction City: 30 miles

  • Manhattan: 49 miles

  • Abilene:  32 miles