Cowley County

Cowley County, Kansas

311 E 9th Ave
Winfield, KS 67156
Phone: (620) 221-5400
Fax: (620) 221-5498

On the southern border of KS, southeast of Wichita; organized Feb 13, 1867. Name Origin: For Lt. Matthew Cowley (?-1864), a Union officer

Area (sq mi):: 1132.60 (land 1126.24; water 6.37) Population per square mile: 31.30
Population 2005: 35,298 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 -1.70% Population 2000: 36,291 (White 88.40%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,509; median household $34,406; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,567-$24,430
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Winfield County seat (12,005)
  • Arkansas City (11,753)

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    Hutchinson-Reno County Emergency Communications and Cowley County Emergency Communications will be the first two PSAPs brought on to the statewide system during summer 2015.
    They were on the trail for 59 days arriving in Cambridge, Kansas in Cowley County.
    Andrews, Cowley County Community College; Taylor N.
    Autry has articulation agreements with Northern Oklahoma College in Enid, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee, and with Cowley County Community College, which has seven campuses in South Central Kansas as well as an online college.
    This fund was organized to develop Team Resources' "New Oil Field Discovery" located in Cowley County, Kansas.
    This year, he is graduating from high school and has a full ride to Cowley County Community College.
    James Holt, the president/CEO of Mid American, said his CU has extended a merger bid to the ailing Sunflower which, if approved, would permit Mid American to further expand in Cowley County.
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    The well name and number is Lil-Bobby #1-28, located in Cowley County, Kansas; land description: 2300' FSL 330' FEL, Sec 28-30S-6E at a depth to 3600 feet.
    Smith, a junior college transfer from Arkansas, averaged 16 points and five assists and finished as Cowley County Community College's all-time leading scorer.
    has agreed to be the operator for the Horizontal Mississippian Lime Oil Development in Cowley County, Kansas.