Rice County Depot, Sterling, KS

  Sterling,
    Kansas

Founded: 1872 Population: 2642 (2000)
School District: USD 376  Elevation: 1640 feet
ZIP code: 67579 Latitude: 38° 12' 36" N
Text Box: Sterling
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Area Code: 620 Longitude: 98° 12' 24" W

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 Sterling comes

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  Sterling, located in Rice, [RC], county in central Kansas, is the home of Sterling College, a 4-year Presbyterian School. The city has one of the prettiest parks in Kansas, built around a lake at the southeast corner of town. The park is the site of many of the local special events and on a summer evening is full of people enjoying its features.
 

The rich surrounding countryside of the Arkansas River valley is the basis for strong agricultural component to the local economy, but manufacturing is also important. Connected by rail and highway K-96 to Wichita and Great Bend, Sterling has an excellent transportation infrastructure.
 

Old mansion, Sterling, KS When you're in Sterling, spend a little time driving around town. There's a Carnegie Library, a brick depot, an active downtown, and many fine old homes that have been beautifully maintained. Be sure to see the old stone castle-like building on the campus of Sterling College

Main Street Sterling
(620) 278-2099
136 S. Broadway
Sterling, KS 67579
       

Chamber of Commerce

(620) 278-3727           
112 S. Broadway           
Sterling, KS 67579

This site maintained by Main Street Sterling.

 

Questions or comments? Contact Renee at Main Street Sterling!

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August 23, 2007 / Renee / Sterling, Kansas / mssterling@sterlingks.org

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