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Waverly, Kansas

Waverly, Kansas

Waverly was platted in 1878 by Isaac Pierson, who owned the farm on which the town was located. The first house was erected by A.N. Sylvester. The first store was Thomas Donnell's dry goods, erected in the spring of 1879. The Town Company was chartered in 1880. Fire started in the Finfrocks restaurant at Waverly in 1901 and spread both ways and all the buildings on that side of the street burned.

Waverly is located in northeast Coffey County just four miles south of Interstate Highway 35 on State Highway 31, and 20 miles from Burlington.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Prairie View Church

The Prairie View Church is over 90 years old. It was named the "Rural Church of the Year" in 1982

Waverly, KS Historic Churches

Bank of Waverly

This historical building in Waverly was built about 1883 as a private bank by Mr. Senior and Mr. Fisher. In 1892, it was sold and became known as the Bank of Waverly. On January 27, 1893, it was the scene of Waverly'

Waverly, KS Historic Buildings

Olive Ann Beach

Olive Ann Beach, co-founder of the Beech Aircraft Corporation, was born and raised on a farm south of Waverly.

Waverly, KS Famous People

Things to do near Waverly, KS

Winston Park

Winson Park was given to the people of Girard by Mr. J.E. Raymond. The Park has a swimming pool, playground equipment and ...