Are you longing for a place where everybody knows your name? And where they’re always glad you came? If so, you belong in a small town where everyone cares for one another and where no one is a stranger. Instead of searching high and low for this place, just visit one of these 12 small towns in Kansas where everyone knows your name:
Not only is Wilson home to both the world's largest Czech egg and Kansas Originals Store, it's also home to 763 of the friendliest people you'll ever meet.
2. Council Grove
It doesn't get anymore charming than Council Grove, which is home to 2,182 residents, delicious Hays House restaurant, Kaw Mission State Historic Site and several other historic gems.
3. Cottonwood Falls
Located just down the road from Council Grove is the Flint Hills town of Cottonwood Falls; a beautifully tranquil area chock-full of river walks, hiking and wildlife sighting opportunities. (The population of Cottonwood Falls is 874.)
4. Sharon Springs
What the town of 800 lacks in size, it makes up for with its numerous attractions, including Mt. Sunflower and the fascinating Ft. Wallace Museum.
The 1,846 residents of this central Kansas town would like to welcome you to the Christmas City of the High Plains (which is as amazing as it sounds).
From the halls of Montezuma's Stauth Memorial Museum to the fields of the Gray County Wind Farm, you are almost always guaranteed to find a friendly face you already know in this town of less than 1,000.
What was once a flag station for the Santa Fe Railroad is now the proud town of just over 2,000.
Whether you're raising a family, entering retirement, or beginning your career in the medical field, there is no better place to be than this town of just under 2,000.
Don't knock the town of 2,500 until you take in their many parks, restaurants and special events.
With its small size (2,500 people) and close proximity to bigger cities such as Salina and Wichita, it's no wonder Herington made our lis.
11. Hill City
Alright outdoorsman (or woman); the fishing, hunting, and golfing opportunities in this hill of a city (of 1,500) is just the place for you!
Located between Garden City and Dodge City is the growing town of Cimarron, which "offers a high quality of life in a friendly, small-town atmosphere, an award winning school system and diverse recreational opportunities, including a recreation center, baseball fields, city park and municipal golf course." (The population of Cimarron is 2,236.)