Community Profile

 
It’s a Great Day in Emporia!

Emporia, Kansas is a progressive city strategically located at the intersection of Interstate 35, Interstate 335 (Kansas Turnpike), U.S. Highway 50, and Kansas Highway 99. We are 110 miles southwest of Kansas City, 85 miles northeast of Wichita, and 50 miles southwest of Topeka.

Emporia is a center for diverse manufacturing, trade, education, medicine, and tourism. Primary industries include food products, automotive components, fabricators, electronics, telecommunications, and distribution. We are home to Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College. Despite a growing business and industry community, Emporia proudly maintains its small-town charm.

The county seat and largest city in Lyon County, Emporia covers 8.97 square miles. The population of Emporia is 24,916 and the population of Lyon County is 33,690, according to the 2010 census.

Useful Phone Numbers:

Emporia Municipal Airport
1005 Road 120 (620) 342-3598

County
Lyon County Offices
430 Commercial St (620) 342-4950

Driver’s License
State of Kansas Division of Vehicles
1640 Industrial Rd (620) 342-5146

Employment Services
Express Employment Professionals
2023 1/2 W 6th Ave (620) 342-7800
Focus Workforce Management
1610 Industrial Rd Ste. 134 (620) 340-8086
Kansas Works
1622 Industrial Rd (620) 342-3355
Manpower
1512 W 6th Ave (620) 342-5751
Spartan Staffing
331 Commercial St (620) 343-8200
The Arnold Group
707 W 6th Ave (620) 342-0700

Fire Department
Emergencies 911
120 E 5th Ave (620) 343-4230
1415 Industrial Rd (620) 342-6961

Healthcare
Flint Hills Community Health Center
420 W 15th Ave (620) 342-4864
Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas
1000 Lincoln St (620) 343-2211
Newman Express Care
2720 W 15th Ave (620) 342-7828
Newman Regional Health
1201 West 12th (620) 343-6800

Media
The Emporia Gazette
517 Merchant (620) 342-4800
The Shopper
718 Commercial (620) 343-1303
96 One The Wave
918 Graham St (620) 343-9393
Kiss 103
541 Sherman St (620) 343-6144
KVOE AM 1400, Country 101.7, Mix 104.9
PO Box 968 (620) 342-1400

Police Department
518 Mechanic St (620) 343-4200
Emergencies 911
Non Emergencies (620) 342-1766

Post Office
625 Merchant (620) 342-2372

Social Security
3010 W 18th Ave (800) 772-1213

Telecommunications
AT&T, Inc
Residential Service (800) 464-7928
Business Service (800) 499-7928
Birch Telecom
1301 Chestnut St (620) 343-4757
Cable One
714 Commercial (620) 342-3535
Valu-Net, LLC
2914 U.S. HWY 50 (620) 205-5000

Utilities
Gas: Kansas Gas Service
220 Mechanic St (800) 794-4780
Electric: Westar Energy
(800) 383-1183
Water & Refuse City of Emporia
1220 Hatcher St (620) 342-5105

Voter Registration
(620) 342-4950
Election Office
430 Commercial St (620) 341-3245

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