Leavenworth County Kansas
is situated in
seat and most populous city is
free territory and one of the 33 counties which were formed by the first
is named after Henry Leavenworth, an officer in the War of 1812.
roughly 35,000 residents situated in the rolling hills of northeastern
and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
ambiance with easy access to the amenities of a larger city. Downtown
contains many buildings that were in the early 1900’s and vintage properties
are scattered throughout the community.
city served as the springboard for the settlement of the rest of the state and
the support base for the opening of the West. As
factories thrived and stately homes were constructed to house the families
whose wealth grew as the city grew.
was the industrial center of
The City possesses a historic wayside walking and driving tour honoring the
notable events and locations in the community.
West” and the City if the “
Historic Riverfront Downtown and also modern mall and shopping districts. The
City also has affordable motels for visitors and experience the friendly
Population: 11,265 (2010)
Zip code: 66043
Where to go: Clinton State Park, Clark State
Park, and Weston Bend State Park Natural History Museum, Kansas City Zoo, Saint Francis De Dales Church & Worlds of
Taylor who studied both law and medicine.
was involved in ventures in
when the Civil War began. He entered the Seventh Missouri Infantry. Then after,
he was arrested and taken as prisoner. He then became the hospital steward at
the new state penitentiary in
The city was incorporated in 1959.
2,000 inhabitants every ten years. In 1960,
The City was termed a “The City with a Future” as a result of its rapid and
was placed 88 in the top 100 of Money Magazine’s 2007 list of best places to
A tour in the city, visitors can roam around the parks lie
Wild life aficionados can take a trip to the Kansas City Zoo. Saint Francis De
Dales Church is a beautiful church sited in the city. Tourist can also join in the local festival
Lansing Daze in June every year.
Population: 4,996 (2010)
Zip code: 66086
Where to go: Helen’s Hilltops,
Tunas Tavern, Vintage Soap & Bath and V&S Pelzl Variety Store.
Tonganoxie is a welcoming little city
The city is a
growing community with all the benefits of close proximity to a major urban
center and a great university town.
However the city stayed far enough removed to retain a unique small town
flavor and attitude. The citizens are friendly and quick to assist their
Tonganoxie was named after a Delaware
Indian, Chief Tonganoxie. The Chief Tonganoxie Lodge, which was built in 1835,
was a stop over for mail and passengers traveling through the area. Eventually
the Government took over the land and sold it to the Union Pacific Railroad.
Tonganoxie was named in honor of
Delaware Indian, Chief Tonganoxie. The Chief Tonganoxie Lodge which was
constructed in 1935 and serve as a stop over for mail and passengers roving
through the area. In the long run, the
Government took over the land and sold it to the Union Pacific Railroad.
Tourists can visit Tonganoxie and
drive down the flourishing, historic main street will find an improvement,
progressed community with a firm sense of small-town pride- bounded by
Population: 2,238 (2000)
Zip code: 66007
Where to go: Falcon Lakes Golf
Course, Whispers, Memories Under Glass, Collins Co and Connie’s Floral Gifts
1889 by Ephraim Basehor and his brother Reuben. They both were of Pennsylvania
Dutch descent and came to
in 1854. After living in
for a time, Ephraim began working as a hired hand for an area farmer. He
eventually bought the farm and other land holdings in the area.
The year 1889 marks the real beginning of the town of
become known for its lovely residential neighborhoods, beautiful park and
excellent schools. Over the past several years, the City has benefited from the
addition of retail and office developments. With its convenient location to two
major interstates and its small town atmosphere, Basehor will continue to grow
in the years to come. As a resident or a visitor enjoy the tranquility of
Zip code: 66052
Where to go:
Linwood belongs in
The community was termed for the linden trees growing here. Some
people perceive that Linwood got its name because of Senator Wiliam A. Harris’ admiration
for the linwood trees. Kansas Historical Collections documented that the town
its name modified to Linwood by Senator Harris because of his great appreciation
for the linwood trees that were plentiful in the vicinity of Stranger Creek.
with only a few hundred homes. Linwood
did not used to be called Linwood. The early name was Journeycake, after
Charles Journeycake who was the last
chief. The old
town but there were so many Linwood floods that forced inhabitants to move out
of the old town.
Linwood is a very small, rural city with only a few ventures, a
few churches, government and community buildings and a gas station. Most infrastructures
and houses in Linwood are old. The most famous buildings in Linwood is listed
in the KS National Registry of Historic places.
Population: 362 (2000)
Zip code: 66020
Where to go: Easton Kansas Bed
and Breakfast & Skydiving in Easton
that belongs to
metro area. The community was
named in honor of Lucan J. Eastin. The City is an area historical tornado
activity is above
state average. It’s about 194% than the overall
$21,587 nationally according to 2000 census.
Visitors and families can give themselves a
time out this week and treat themselves to a day out on-the town. If people are
in the mood to do some shopping, catch a movie, house searching or even enjoy
the great outdoors we’ve obtain the hook up on homes for sale, movie times and
other cool entertainment and recreation choices around Easton area.
Bonner Springs is a river city that belongs in Johnson,