Introduction to Wellington, Kansas
Wellington, Kansas, in Sumner county, is located 29 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. Approximately 8,647 people live in Wellington.
Wellington was surveyed in 1871 and was named in honor of the Duke of Wellington. In the early economy of Wellington, trading with the cattle herds was an important factor. In 1872, Wellington became the permanent seat of Sumner County, which was founded on December 20, 1870.
Wellington and nearby Attractions
- Woods Park
- Chisholm Trail Museum
- Wellington Golf Course
- Sellers Park
Things To Do In Wellington
While in the city, golf lovers can visit the Wellington Golf Course. The Chisholm Trail Museum is another notable place where tourists flock to. Woods Park and Sellers Park also offer a wide variety of recreational facilities. One can also enjoy a walk by the scenic Wellington Lake. The City of Wellington also hosts the Wheat Fest during the month of July every year.
Hutchinson Municipal Airport offers air transportation services.
Wellington Higher Education
Colleges and universities such as Friends University, Wichita State University, Cowley County Community College, and Butler County Community College provide facilities for higher studies.