Introduction to Derby, Kansas
Derby, Kansas is located 10 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. It is in Sedgwick County, and is part of the Wichita metro area. The population of Derby is 17,807.
Derby is a part of the Wichita metro area, and is located in the Sedgwick County, which was founded on February 26, 1867 and was named after John Sedgwick. The city of Derby was named after the railroad official of Santa Fe.
Derby and nearby Attractions
- Derby Historical Museum
- El Dorado State Park
- Kansas Aviation Museum
- Mid - America All - Indian Center
Things To Do In Derby
Tourists can visit a number of museums while in Derby. Some of these include the Great Plains Transportation Museum, Museum of World Treasures, and the Omnisphere and Science Center. If art interests you, you can even check out the Wichita Art Museum. The Cheney State Park has the facilities of sailing, camping, and fishing. One can also have a look around the Derby Public Library.
Tulsa International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Derby Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education is provided by the Wichita State University, Butler County Community College, Friends University, and Cowley County Community College.