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