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Baxter Springs
Cherokee County, Kansas


Page Contents for Baxter Springs, Kansas

Statistics & Facts

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.




Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Baxter Springs is approximately 4,351 (1990), 4238 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,999 (1990), 1754 (2010).
The amount of land area in Baxter Springs is 7.08 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Baxter Springs to Washington DC is 1013 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 149 miles. (as the crow flies)
Baxter Springs is positioned 37.02 degrees north of the equator and 94.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Baxter Springs Museum
E 8th St At East Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
Phone: 316-856-2385
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Baxter Springs City Government

Baxter Springs City Clerk Office
1445 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713-2718
Phone: 316-856-2114


Cherokee County Clerk
100 W Maple St
Columbus, KS 66725-1704
Phone: 316-429-2042

Baxter Springs Historical Events

2001, January
The Baxter Springs Citizen has been the hometown newspaper in Baxter Springs since 1872 and is the oldest newspaper in Cherokee County.

Baxter Springs Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
1036 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713-1547
Phone: 316-856-3131

Baxter Springs Community Events

March each year
Investing in the Future One Child at a Time
Child Care Providers Coalition Of Kansas, Inc.
Annual Statewide Conference
March 15 and 16, 2002 program included
Friday afternoon program -12:30 to 4:30
Tax Workshop
by Attorney Tom Copeland, Director of Redleaf National Institute
Minneapolis, MN
Friday Evening program - 7:00 to 8:00
come sing and dance with Jim Cosgrove
A Children's Musician / Singer / Songwriter
Social from 8:00 to 9:00
Saturday will offer over 20 different workshops, including a breakfast keynote by Tom Copeland.
Workshops will include topics of interest to family child care providers, parents, preschool teachers and childcare center staff.
For more information or to obtain a registration form contact:
Janet Jardes
Phone: (913) 369-3216

Baxter Springs Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
1036 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713-1547
Phone: 316-856-3131

Baxter Springs Libraries

Johnston Public Library
210 W 10th St
Baxter Springs, KS 66713-1555
Phone: 316-856-5591

Baxter Springs Schools

Baxter Springs School District
1520 Cleveland Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713-1840
Phone: 316-856-2375 Baxter Springs


The elevation of Baxter Springs is 840 feet above sea level at the airport.

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