Facts and Statistics: Wellsville, Kansas Chamber of Commerce

City Government

Wellsville’s form of government is Mayor/Council. We have a Comprehensive City Plan and have adopted City Zoning. There are 44 Volunteer Fire Personnel. Our Fire Insurance Class Inside City is 6, Outside City is 9. There are five Full-Time Police.

Population

Year City County
2000 1,606 24,784
1990 1,562 26,466
1980 1,363 21,628
1970 1,183 19,254
1960 984 19,884

Climate

Average Temperature:
January 28° F
April 56° F
July 79° F
October 58° F

Local Lakes

Hillsdale Lake 10 mi.
Pomona Lake 35 mi.
Clinton Lake 30 mi.
Melvern Lake 40 mi.

Highways Serving The Community

Interstate I-435 (E-W) 22 mi.
Interstate I-35 (N-S) 1 mi.
U.S. Highway US 56 (E-W) 3 mi.
State Highway K-68 (E-W) 3 mi.
State Highway K-33 (N-S) 1 mi.
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Utilities Statistics: Wellsville, Kansas

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ELECTRIC SERVICE

Supplier: Kansas City Power and Light

TELEPHONE SERVICE

Supplier: CenturyLink

WATER

Supplier: City of Wellsville
Water Source: Baldwin City/Clinton Lake

NATURAL GAS

Supplier: Kansas Gas Service

TRASH COLLECTION

Suppler: Ottawa Sanitation

TYPE OF SEWAGE TREATMENT
PLANT: LAGOON

Gallons/day: 15,000
Population Equivalent: 15,000

Schools:

Wellsville Elementary School

218 Ash. St.
Wellsville, KS  66092
Phone: (785) 883-2996
Fax: (785) 883-4850
Enrollment: 350 (Grades P-5)
Teacher/Pupil Ratio: 1:14

Wellsville Middle School

602 Walnut St.
Wellsville, KS 66092
Phone: (785) 883-2057
Fax: (785) 883-2294
Enrollment: 180 (Grades 6-8)
Teacher/Pupil Ratio: 1:15

Wellsville High School

602 Walnut St.
Wellsville, KS 66092
Phone: (785) 883-2057
Fax: (785) 883-2294
Enrollment: 225 (Grades 9-12)
Teacher/Pupil Ratio: 1:15

Schools Statistics: Wellsville, Kansas

Member of Pioneer League
3-A Classification
Q.P.A. (Quality Performance Accreditation) accredited in the State of Kansas.
Governed by a 7-member Board of Education who are elected by district patrons.
Co-Curricular Activities include: debate, drama, yearbook, newspaper, football, volleyball, cross country, basketball, wrestling, softball, baseball,
track and field, KAYS, SADD, chess and math teams.

Nearby Colleges and Universities

Name Location Enrollment Distance
Baker University Baldwin City 2000 8 miles
Ottawa University Ottawa 550 12 miles
University of Kansas Lawrence 24,874 26 miles
Neosho Co. Community College Ottawa 500 12 miles
Johnson Co. Community College Overland Park 25 miles

Community Services: Wellsville, Kansas

Wellsville is an expanding town with many services available to the community:

  • 5 Protestant Churches
  • Banks – Financial
  • Grocery Store
  • Service Stations
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Funeral Home
  • Quilt & Fabric Shop
  • Auto Body Shop
  • Group and Meeting Facilities
  • Senior Citizen Center
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Family Physician
  • Retirement/Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Barbershop
  • Beauty Shops
  • Taverns
  • Antique Stores
  • Pharmacy/Gift Shop
  • Car Wash
  • General Store
  • Machine Shop
  • Restaurants
  • Office Space
  • Public Library
  • Auto Sales
  • Homebuilders
  • Community Swimming Pool

Clubs and Organizations: Wellsville, Kansas Chamber of Commerce

Wellsville supports a large and diverse assortment of organizations to involve the whole community.

  • Wellsville Chamber of Commerce
  • American Legion
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Fit & Fun Club
  • Kiwanis’ Club
  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • 4-H Club
  • Crescent Club
  • Friends of the Library
  • PTA
  • Booster Club
  • Wellsville Joint Recreation Commission
  • Quilters’ Club

Community Links: Wellsville, Kansas