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Fredonia, Kansas

Fredonia, Kansas

SWING BY AND SEE WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT! Just off US400 between Wichita and Joplin.

Located at the rim of the scenic Flint Hills, the area is rich with recreational opportunities. The river valleys, range land and wooded hills offer exceptional hunting, outdoor living and trail riding. The three reservoirs and two state lakes offer boating, fishing, water skiing and trail hiking.

Fredonians like to have fun and celebrations, and several are planned throughout each year. Fredonia Flag Festival in June and the annual Homecoming Festival in early October bring out the locals as well as attracting many visitors.

Fredonia has grown from its 1868 start as the seat of Wilson County into an interesting, diversified community built on a solid foundation.

A piece of history can be found in Fredonia. Many homes and businesses date back more than 100 years. A drive through the city streets can bring a glimpse of the proud homes from the past, many lovingly restored.

Quiet, friendly and welcoming -- Fredonia is a charming place with a true calming, comfortable "hometown" feel.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Stone House Gallery

Built in 1872, the Stone House was one of Fredonia's early residences and is a State of Kansas Historic Site. Today, it is the home of the Fredonia Arts Council.

Fredonia, KS Arts

Tracing Trails of Blood on Ice

Opothleyahola's (Hopoeithleyohola's) Great Escape 1. LOCATION: A nature trail of the approximate route used by Opothleyahola (Hopoeithleyohola)

Fredonia, KS Historic Trails

Wilson County Veterans Memorial

Located on the northwest corner of the Wilson County Courthouse lawn, this privately-funded memorial honors veterans from Wilson County. Additional veteran'

Fredonia, KS Monuments

Bandstand on the Courthouse Lawn

This charming bandstand was built in 1932 as a W.P.A. project. The roof was destroyed in the early 1960's and local residents and businesses donated money to rebuild it, with a picture from the county museum as the only guide.

Fredonia, KS Landmarks

Old Mill Dam

Scenic old mill dam, now part of the Fredonia electrical plant and mill dam park.

Fredonia, KS Historic Mills

Things to do near Fredonia, KS

1893 Iron Truss Bridge

Walk out on this venerable 100+ year old structure for a compelling view of the falls and canyon. One of a vanishing breed, t...

John Redmond ORVs

Two popular areas are the Otter Creek Offroad Vehicle Area and the Hickory Creek Trail. The Otter Creek ORV area is located a...