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:

Airport

Emporia Municipal Airport
1005 Road 120 (620) 343-5600

County

Lyon County Offices
430 Commercial St (620) 341-4380

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

Employment Service

KansasWorks – South East Local Workforce Investment Board
215 W. 6th Ave., Suite 107 (620) 342-3355

Right Time Right Place Staffing
707 West 6th Ave (620)842-8801

The Arnold Group
628 Merchant St., Suite 2
(620) 342-0700

Healthcare

Flint Hills Community Health Center
420 W 15th Ave (620) 342-4864

CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness
1000 Lincoln St (620) 343-2211
After Hours: (800)279-3645

Newman Express Care
2720 W 15th Ave Suite 1010A (620) 343-7828

Newman Regional Health
1201 West 12th (620) 343-6800

Media

The Emporia Gazette
517 Merchant (620) 342-4800

96 One The Wave
918 Graham St (620) 343-9393

KISS 103.1, ESPN 99.5 & 97.7 The Dawg
541-A Sherman St (620) 343-6144

KSNT
6835 Northwest Highway 24, Topeka (785)582-4000

KVOE AM 1400, Country 101.7, Mix 104.9
PO Box 968 (620) 342-1400

Government

City of Emporia
104 East 5th Ave, PO Box 928 (620)343-4251

Emporia Fire Department
Emergencies call 911

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

Lyon County Sheriff
425 Mechanic St. (620)342-5545

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

United States Postal Service
625 Merchant (620) 342-2372

Telecommunications

AT&T, Inc
1670 Industrial Rd.
(620)340-0125

Birch Communications
1301 Chestnut St (620) 341-9173

Cable One
714 Commercial (620) 342-3535

ValuNet Fiber, LLC
2914 U.S. HWY 50 (620) 208-5000

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) 340-6339

Voter Registration

Election Office
430 Commercial St (620) 341-3244