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Herington
Dickinson County, Kansas

ZipCodes
67449




Page Contents for Herington, Kansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Herington is approximately 2,563 (2000), 2526 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,360 (1990), 1082 (2010).
The amount of land area in Herington is 5.555 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Herington is 1.83 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Herington to Washington DC is 1130 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 75 miles. (as the crow flies)
Herington is positioned 38.67 degrees north of the equator and 96.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Herington elevation is 1,350 feet above sea level.

Location

in central Kansas, southeast of Salina
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History & History Related Items

Early in Herington history, Father Juan de Padilla came with the Coronado expedition of 1541 hoping to convert the local Indians. He was killed while in the area. A monument was built in the park later named for him.

Herington was named for Monroe Davis Herington, the founder of the city. He came to the area after seeing an ad in the Bloomington, Illinois newspaper about land for sale or trade. He visited in 1880 and moved here with his family in 1881. Later, he was instrumental in the railroad coming through Herington. For much more historical information and some pictures, please see this history page.
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The founding of Herington

1887


Attractions

Tri-County Historical Museum
800 S. Broadway
Herington, Kansas
Phone: 785-258-2842

The local Carnegie Library was built in 1918 and is still in use today.

Lake Herington and the Herington Reservoir are located just 2.4 miles west of the corner of Broadway and Walnut.
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Herington City Government

City of Herington
17 North Broadway
Herington, KS 67449
Herington City Manager
Phone: (785) 258-2271


Herington Regional Airport
Serving the Tri-county area

Herington Chamber

Herington Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce
106 N. Broadway
Herington, KS 67449
Phone: (785) 258-2115

Herington Organizations

Herington Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce
106 N. Broadway
Herington, KS 67449
Phone: (785) 258-2115

Herington Libraries

Herington Public Library
102 South Broadway
Herington, Kansas 67449
Phone: 785-258-2011

Herington Schools

USD 487
19 N. Broadway
Herington, Kansas 67449
Offices: (785) 258-2263
Fax: 785-258-2982


Education in Herington. Herington

Miscellany

The population of Herington was:
1990 - 2,685
2000- 2,563

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