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Wamego

Wamego is a vibrant, progressive community located only 15 minutes east of Manhattan and 35 minutes west of the state capital of Topeka. Wamego is nestled along the banks of the Kansas River and located only a few minutes north of Interstate 70. A beautiful downtown, historic landmarks, gorgeous City Park, Oz-themed attractions, and multiple festivals are showcase Wamego’s great community spirit, partnerships and citizen participation. Manufacturing forms the core of the Wamego economy. The area is bolstered by agriculture and value-added ag product development, regional retail and financial services, excellent health care and educational systems, and continually developing arts, entertainment and recreational attractions.

Population

  • 4,703 Residents 

  • 23,908 in Pottawatomie County

Services

  • Hospital & Professional Health Services-Wamego Health Center

  • 5 Broadband options

  • 7 Religious Centers

Housing

  • $159,572 Median Home Price

  • $725/month Median Rental Price

Amenities

  • 3 Public Facilities

  • 3 Local Parks

  • 1 Swimming Pool

  • 1 Trail

  • 1 Golf Course

Childcare & Schools

  • 2 Childcare and Preschool options

  • 2 Elementary Schools

  • 1 Middle School

  • 1 High School

General

  • 9.25% Sales Tax

  • Top 3 Employers:

    • Caterpillar, Inc.

    • USD 320

    • Wamego Health Center

Retail & Dining

  • 18 Restaurants

  • 1 Grocery Store

  • 21 Retailers

  • 3 Gas Stations

Distance to Regional Centers

  • Fort Riley: 32 miles

  • Junction City: 40 miles

  • Manhattan: 16 miles