Introduction to Haysville, Kansas
Haysville, Kansas, in Sedgwick county, is located 8 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. The city is part of the Wichita metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Approximately 8,502 people reside in Haysville.
The history of the city dates back to the year 1870, when W.W. Hay platted the land. The land spread across an area of more than 160 acres at that time. Initially, the natives engaged themselves in business in meat market, lumberyard, truck farming, and a couple of stores for livelihood. The first post office was established in the year 1877. The State Bank was opened in the year 1919. Prairie Home Christian Church and the Methodist Church were the first churches set up in Haysville.
Haysville and nearby Attractions
- Great Plains Transportation Museum
- Museum of World Treasures
- Old Cowtown Museum
- Cheney State Park
Things To Do In Haysville
The Cheney State Park is a beautiful park and offers facilities like sailing, fishing, camping, and trails. Visitors can also organize picnics there. The Twin Lakes Golf Course, and Hidden Lakes Golf Course are the two beautiful golf courses where golf lovers can spend their free hours. Tourists may also take a trip to the Kansas Aviation Museum.
Wichita Mid - Continent Airport is the nearest airport.
Haysville Higher Education
Higher education can be sought through various institutions like Friends University, Wichita State University, and Butler County Community College.