Fort Riley, Kansas

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Fort Riley
Riley / Geary counties, near Junction City, Kansas
Combat service identification badge of the 1st Infantry Division.svg
Shoulder sleeve insignia of First Infantry Division
TypeArmy post
Site information
Controlled byUnited States
Site history
BuiltJanuary, 1853
In use1853–present
Location of Fort Riley, Kansas

Fort Riley is a United States Army installation in North Central Kansas. It is on the Kansas River between Junction City and Manhattan. The Fort Riley Military Reservation covers 101,733 acres (41,170 ha) in Geary and Riley counties.[1] The part of the fort that has housing development is part of the Fort Riley census-designated place. In 2010, 7,761 people lived there.[2] The fort has a daytime population of nearly 25,000. The ZIP Code is 66442.

Stationed units[change | change source]

1st Infantry Division[3]

  • 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team
  • 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team
  • 1st Infantry Division Artillery (DIVARTY)
  • 1st Combat Aviation Brigade
  • 1st Sustainment Brigade
  • Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion


  • 97th Military Police Battalion
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison


  • 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, USAF
  • 407th Army Field Support Brigade
  • 902nd Military Intelligence Group
  • Det. 2, 3rd Weather Squadron, USAF
  • Irwin Army Community Hospital
  • Warrior Transition Battalion
  • 1st Signal Command, inactive 1969
  • 630th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)
  • 774th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)
  • 923rd Contracting Battalion
  • 121st Signal Battalion (United States), inactivated 1995

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fort Riley Military Value Analysis Data; June 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 January 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  2. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fort Riley CDP, Kansas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  3. "1st Infantry Division". Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  4. "Garrison Command". Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 39°06′N 96°49′W / 39.100°N 96.817°W / 39.100; -96.817