Sacred Heart Church in Colwich, Kansas
Sacred Heart Church
Colwich, Kansas Sedgwick County
 
Population: 1,271
Incorporated: 1885
ZIP code: 67030
Area Code: 316
Elevation: 1380 feet
Latitude: 37° 46' 45" N
Longitude: 97° 32' 10" W
School District:  USD 267  
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Colwich is a prosperous farming community located in northwestern Sedgwick, [SG], County.  Winter wheat is the major crop and during harvest time in late June, the downtown area is clogged with farm trucks filled with wheat.  Some of the local Harvest Time grain is used in the ethanol plant at the edge of town. The busy rail line that connects Wichita and Hutchinson passes through town, and K-96 is just north of town.

While you're there, stop in the pretty park on Chicago Street and examine the beautiful Sacred Heart church that faces the park.

Colwich was incorporated in November 1885.  The name was made by joining the syllables "Col" and "Wich" from the name of the Wichita & Colorado Railway.

Churches Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (316) 796-1224 • 311 S. 5th
Library Colwich Library   (316) 796-1521 • 432 W. Colwich Ave.
 
Hours
3:30-8:00 Monday
3:30-8:00 Tuesday
10-Noon & 3:30-8:00 Wednesday
3:30-8:00 Thursday
10:00-2:00 Saturday
Closed Friday & Sunday
2010 Special Events Colwich's Election Day is April 6th
Colwich's Annual Garage Sale April 24th
Colwich's Pet Clinic is June 5th
Colwich's Garden Tour is July 9th and 10th
Colwich's Heritage Day is October 2nd
Colwich's Splash In The Park is from the last week of May to the 2nd week of August

City of Colwich
(316) 796-1025
colwichclerk@sbcglobal.net
310 S. Second
 
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December 7, 2009 / Diana Brooks / Colwich, Kansas / colwichclerk@sbcglobal.net

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