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Herington, Kansas

Herington, Kansas

Herington has a vital and invigorating atmosphere in which to work and play. There are still many old fishing holes to be found where your everyday troubles are not permitted to enter. For the more serious sportsman there is Herington Reservoir and within a thirty minute drive there are three more reservoirs and several lakes, providing a relaxed lifestyle without the necessity of having to "Get away form it all."

We are a town of approximately 2,500 neighbors located in the corner of a three county area, at the crossroads of two major highways, U.S. 56 and U.S.77, giving easy access for all shipping and touring.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Carnegie Library

The Herington Library built in 1918 is one of the original libraries built by funds contributed by Andrew Carnegie that is still operating as a library. In 1897, 10 years after Herington, Kansas was founded, the Women'

Herington, KS Carnegie Libraries

Father Padilla Historical Marker

FATHER JUAN DE PADILLA & QUIVIRA In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of "The Seven Golden Cities of Cibola."

Herington, KS Historical Markers

Herington Historical Museum

The Herington Historical Museum features photos of the town's history and artifacts from the community's earliest days. Learn about the history of area clubs and organizations and study church history.

Herington, KS Museums

Heritage Park

A pocket park in downtown Herington is lined with engraved bricks of individuals and businesses and memorial bricks. The area is used to rest, entertain and to inform.

Herington, KS


Things to do near Herington, KS

Earl Wright Gallery

The Brown Center on the Cowley College campus houses the Earle Wright Gallery. The campus itself is worth visiting just to se...

Louis Vieux Cemetery

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