Conway Springs

Pop. 1,272

Conway Springs, located in the Northwest corner of Sumner County is approximately 30 miles (42 mins) southwest of Wichita on K-42 and 49 highways, an easy commuting distance for many residents who work in the Wichita metro area. With many new homes under development, Conway Springs public and private schools offer a quality educational experience for families looking for a small town way of life. With the new High School in 1997, Conway Springs carries on a tradition of winning football teams and has invested in new baseball and softball diamonds on the south edge of town.

Conway Springs has long been known for its Spring House which was renovated in 1999 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic site where water still bubbles to the surface was once famed for the sparkling Conway Springs water which claimed to have medicinal properties. People from all over the country came to Conway Springs to bathe and drink the waters. The Spring House is located in Central Park, a two square block area which also includes the historic Band Shell stage built in 1910, the playground, swimming pool, a scout hut, picnic pavilion, concession area and tennis courts.

Today, Conway Springs is a welcoming community to businesses such as a manufacturing company which makes blast resistant buildings and a metal extruding business which produces extruded aluminum for the Wichita aviation industry. Agriculture continues to be a strong part of the Conway Springs economy.

More information may be found at www.conwayspringskansas.com.

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