|City and County seat|
|Nickname(s): Air Capital of the World, ICT|
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||July 21, 1870|
|• Mayor||Jeff Longwell|
|• City Manager||Robert Layton|
|• City and County seat||163.59 sq mi (423.70 km2)|
|• Land||159.29 sq mi (412.56 km2)|
|• Water||4.30 sq mi (11.14 km2)|
|Elevation||1,302 ft (397 m)|
|• City and County seat||382,368|
|• Estimate (2017)||391,586|
|• Density||2,300/sq mi (900/km2)|
|• Metro||644,610 (US: 85th)|
|• CSA||680,398 (US: 72nd)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP Codes||67201-67221, 67223, 67226-67228, 67230, 67232, 67235, 67260, 67275-67278|
|FIPS code||20-79000 |
|GNIS ID||473862 |
US-54 / US-400|
|Kansas Highways||K-96 K-42 K-15 K-254|
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. State of Kansas. It is the 50th largest city in the United States. About 354,865 people lived there in the year 2005. It is in Sedgwick County, which is in the south-central part of the state.
Many parts of airplanes are made in Wichita. Wichita State University is in the city.
References[change | change source]
- "Travel Translator: Your guide to the local language in Wichita". VisitWichita.com.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Wichita, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- "Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Annual estimates of the population to July 1, 2005. Released June 21, 2006. Five year change is from July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005.
Other websites[change | change source]
- City of Wichita
- Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce
- Greater Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau
- 360Wichita.com (directory of local business and entertainment)
- Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
- The Wichita Eagle (local newspaper)
- City of Wichita-History, on city-administered web page.
- History of the Wichita Beat poets and artists.
- LASR: Wichita Kansas Attractions, Events and Recreation.