Introduction to Pratt, Kansas
Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt county, is 76 miles W of Wichita, Kansas. As of the year 2000 census, 6,570 people lived in Pratt.
Pratt is in Pratt County, which was founded on February 26, 1867. Pratt was named in honor of Caleb S. Pratt, who was a Bostonian and a 2nd Lieutenant for the Union at the time of Civil War. Previously, the area was a hunting ground for the Kiowa Indians.
Pratt and nearby Attractions
- Rock Island Park
- Pratt County Historical Museum
- Carry Nation Home
- Lemon Park
Things To Do In Pratt
Tourists in Pratt can visit several parks such as the Lemon Park, Rock Island Park, and Sixth Street Park. Pratt County Historical Museum is also worth visiting. Carry Nation Home is another historical site where you can spend leisure hours. Golf lovers can spend their free hours at the Park Hills Country Club.
Great Bend Municipal Airport is the nearest airport.
Pratt Higher Education
Pratt Community College is located in Pratt. Other higher education institutes that are nearby Pratt include Barton County Community College, Hutchinson Community College, Fort Hays State University, and Wichita State University.