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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

Fairgrounds Park

Fairgrounds Park, at the community's south end, has a miniature train for children to ride on summer evenings, along with baseball diamonds, playground, picnicking, and tennis courts. Nearby is the Railroad Museum, located in a historic baggage car.

Herington, KS Recreation

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


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

Father Padilla Park

Father Padilla Memorial Park features a monument to Juan Padilla, who was killed in 1542. The shaded park has picnic facilities, playground facilities, gazebo, tennis court, basketball, nine-hole disc golf course, and baseball diamonds. Admission to the park's WPA-built swimming pool is free.

Herington, KS Recreation

Things to do near Herington, KS

Turner Residence

This home was built in the 1880s also. Up until recent years it housed Alma's funeral home, with the funeral director living ...

WWII History Center

Attractions and Services: Tribute Gallery, research database, research library, exhibits, educational programs, gift shop, W...