At home in Winfield

Nestled along the Walnut River, Winfield is a city to see and explore. If you are a nature lover, you can find beautiful parks scattered all around the city. Offering recreation and a robust cultural arts scene, Winfield is a small town that lives big. 

College Hill Coffee in the fallThe county seat of Cowley County, with a population of roughly 12,000, Winfield is consistently rated one of “The 100 Best Small Towns in America.” 

If you want to enjoy lovingly made meals, Winfield boasts a variety of restaurants to satisfy your appetite. Other points of interest include trails, lakes, theaters, the farmers’ market, and many small businesses and boutiques for shopping. Additionally, Winfield is the home to one of the longest running and most respected bluegrass and folk music festivals in the country. Walnut Valley Festival, annually attracts nearly 13,000 attendees. Now in its 50th year, the festival is embedded in the cultural identity of Winfield.

Musicians performing at the Walnut Valley FestivalThe school district offers progressive learning opportunities with excellent educators (including many SC alumni). Engagement for school age children extends to a strong recreation commission, arts and humanities council, and robust public library programing. Additionally, Winfield has two dance studios and a popular summer swim club. 

The community has also invested heavily in healthcare with a quality hospital that offers a surprising amount of specialized services. The medical community is formed by a strong team of family care physicians, internists, a pediatrician, and visiting specialists. 

Winfield Aquatic ParkWinfield is in a beautiful pocket of Kansas, where groves of stately trees give way to breathtaking open spaces. Perched on the banks of the Walnut River, Winfield is the gate to the Flint Hills. Mature trees, decorating the streets lined with Victorian era homes, show dazzling pink and white blossoms in spring, lush greenery through the summer, and bold crimson and orange leaves in the fall. 

Winfield is a rural community with strong and diverse industry, in part because of its central location and easy access to more urban communities. Winfield is within an easy drive of amenities offered by the Wichita metropolitan area and is situated just off of I-35 between Kansas City and Oklahoma City. 

Historic home in WinfieldIts central location and accepting culture makes Winfield attractive to a large market of prospective students as well as faculty and staff. 

Winfield is large enough to meet your needs, but small enough to value meaningful relationships and connection. It is a community where people care for and about each other and are focused on improving quality of life through continued investment and volunteerism

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