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  2. Wichita, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    Wichita ( / ˈwɪtʃɪtɔː / WITCH-ih-taw) [10] is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Sedgwick County. [3] As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 397,532. [5] [6] The Wichita metro area had a population of 647,610 in 2020. [8] It is located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River.

  3. Colonel James Jabara Airport - Wikipedia

    Based aircraft (2021) 113. Source: Federal Aviation Administration [1] Colonel James Jabara Airport ( ICAO: KAAO, FAA LID: AAO) is a public airport located nine miles (14 km) northeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. [1] It is named in honor of World War II and Korean War flying ace ...

  4. History of Wichita, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    Prehistory and exploration. The site at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers has served as a trading center and meeting place for nomadic hunting people for at least 11,000 years. [1] Human habitation in the Wichita area has been dated, in archeological digs, as far back as 3,000 B.C. [2]

  5. Downtown Wichita - Wikipedia

    Downtown Wichita is the central business district, government and social core of the Wichita metropolitan area, in the U.S. state of Kansas.It is home to several of the area's major landmarks and event venues including the Epic Center, Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, Intrust Bank Arena, Riverfront Stadium, Keeper of the Plains sculpture, the Old Town entertainment district, and ...

  6. Demographics of Wichita, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    The average household size was 2.5 and the average family size was 3.2. 24.6% of the population was under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.3 years. For every 100 females, the population had 97.5 males.

  7. List of tallest buildings in Wichita - Wikipedia

    1. Epic Center. 385 (117) 22. 1987. Has been the tallest building in Wichita and the state of Kansas since its completion in 1987. [1] 2. 250 Douglas Place.

  8. Joyland Amusement Park (Wichita, Kansas) - Wikipedia

    Joyland was founded on June 12, 1949 by Lester Ottaway to house a miniature 12-inch (300 mm) gauge steam locomotive. It was originally located at 1515 East Central but soon moved to its final location at 2801 South Hillside. After Lester Ottaway’s death in the mid-1950s, his three sons, Herbert, Harold and Eddie continued running the park.

  9. Old Cowtown Museum - Wikipedia

    Old Cowtown Museum is an accredited history museum located in Wichita, Kansas, United States.It is located next to the Arkansas River in central Wichita. The Museum was established in 1952, and is one of the oldest open-air history museums in central United States with 54 historic and re-created buildings, including a period farm and out-buildings, situated on 23 acres of land off the original ...