Reno County

Reno County, Kansas

206 W 1st St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
Phone: (620) 694-2934
Fax: (620) 694-2534
www.rngov.reno.ks.us

In south-central KS, northwest of Wichita; established Feb 26, 1867 from Sedgwick County. Name Origin: For Gen. Jesse Lee Reno (1823-62), officer in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1271.25 (land 1254.42; water 16.84) Population per square mile: 50.70
Population 2005: 63,558 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 64,790 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,520; median household $35,510; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,953-$24,982
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hutchinson County seat (41,047)

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    Hutchinson and Reno County will provide new opportunities for us, and our community bank model fits well in that market, said Roger Mosier, RCB president and CEO.
    312, Reno County, Kansas is located approximately 25 miles northwest of Wichita, KS (Aa1/stable) in the northwest corner of Sedgwick County and the eastern portion of Reno County in south central Kansas, with its administrative facilities in the City of Haven, Kansas.
    Griffith is currently held in the Reno County jail on a $7,500 bond.
    According to the Hutchinson News, Tina Gianakon and Julian Call from Kansas were booked into the Reno County jail on charges of theft, lewd and lascivious behaviour, the New York Daily News reported.
    Thanks to Americans United, the Reno County (Kan.) Commission may soon end its practice of opening meetings with sectarian invocations.
    The 300,000-sq-foot facility and an adjacent 80,000-sq-ft service and repair facility will be built on more than 100 acres in Reno County, which is located northwest of Wichita on the Arkansas River.
    The board of the Sylvia Cooperative in Reno County, Kan., which first opened for business in the 1930s, has voted to dissolve.
    My observations about the destinies of soldiers with specific technical skills, the demeaning assignments that awaited most African-American troops, and the relative rarity (in the rural Midwest) of veterans who served in the Marine Corps or in the A.E.F.'s premier fighting divisions derive from a sampling of WWI county histories from central Kansas, including the World War Roll of Honor for Marion County, Reno's Response: Reno County in the World War, and Russell County in the War.
    Reno County Commission's vote was split vote on Tuesday, as it granted approval to a $126,773 security package for the county courthouse that includes 95 video cameras, a video storage system and a door alarm system.
    It will replace the World War II-era government building that now houses the college's fire science program at its South Campus near the Reno County town of Yoder.