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Beloit, Kansas

Beloit, Kansas

Beloit, county seat of Mitchell County, is located in the Solomon River Valley in the north central area of Kansas. It is also in the center of the Smoky Hills in the land of the Kansas Post Rock. It is located on U.S. Highways 24 & 14, and K- 9. Beloit is 50 minutes from Interstate 70 and 30 minutes from U.S. Highway 81. It is 3 1/2 hours from the Rocky Mountains. Beloit is located 15 minutes from Waconda Lake and Glen Elder State Park. This area provides excellent fishing, hunting, camping and nature study. The whole area provides for the needs of an abundance of birds and wildlife including bald eagles, herons, cranes, deer, prairie dogs, bobcat, quail, pheasant, prairie chickens, waterfowl, etc.

The state's central location, productive workforce, excellent educational system, equitable tax structure, abundant energy resources with competitive rates as well as incentives to business such as tax relief and training assistance make Kansas an ideal location.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Healing Waters: the Legend of Waconda Springs

Waconda Springs for centuries inspired wonder among its visitors. Both Indians and whites marveled at Kansas' largest saltwater spring. The diameter at the base is 300

Beloit, KS Indian Heritage

Port Library

The Port Library was built as a home of the late Mrs. Emma Port in 1916 and donated to the City of Beloit in 1931

Beloit, KS Historic Homes

Beloit Recreation

Beloit has a well maintained system of parks and recreation facilities. The city has 4 parks covering 50.2 acres. There are six reservoirs and lakes within 60 miles of Beloit, the closest being Waconda Lake located 11 miles west. Beloit's annual events include a county-wide 4

Beloit, KS Recreation

Butterfield's Buffalo Ranch

A herd of buffalo may be seen grazing contentedly near Beloit, Ks. The herd of 27 started in March 1978 by Larry, Jr. has now been increased to over 300 head. The Butterfield's opened a retail outlet store in 1979

Beloit, KS Buffalo Herds

St. John's Catholic Church

A structure built of native limestone completed in 1904 in the form of a Latin Cross of Romanesque and Gothic style. It was the first church built in the United States with flying buttresses and an entire stone ceiling. The twin towers are 100' tall, 108' including the crosses adorning each tower.

Beloit, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Beloit, KS