Bank in downtown Meade, Kansas Meade, Kansas Meade County
Population: 1,672 (2000)
Elevation: 2475 feet
School District: USD 226
ZIP code: 67864
Area Code 620

  Meade, the county seat of Meade [ME] county, is located near the center of the county at the intersection of US-54, US-160, and KS-23.
"If there is a more beautiful country than Meade Co. we know it not"
- The Call, Pearlette (Meade County), Kansas, August 15, 1879
Both the city and county were named for General George C. Meade, the Union commander at Gettysburg.
Places to visit
  • The home of Eva Dalton Whipple was used as a hideout by the Dalton gang in 1887. The house and barn, connected by a tunnel, are now a museum.
  • The Meade State Lake is 13 miles southwest of Meade off KS-25. There is also a state fish hatchery there.
  • There's an old school building and a display of antique farming equipment on Pearlette Street. It's part of the Historical Museum.
  • Cottonwood trees shade a pretty park beside the creek on the east side of town. Overnight camping is permitted.
Meade County News
(620) 873-2118
105 S. Fowler / P.O. Box 310, Meade, KS 67864

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