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.
Health care is provided by the Conway Springs Health Center, a branch of the Harper Hospital. Pharmacy needs are available from Freeman Pharmacy.
Conway Springs Health Center - 620-456-2411
Approximately 20 miles from Conway Springs a variety of hospitals are located in Wichita, Kansas.
Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
Spring View Manor
412 S. 8th Street
Conway Springs, KS
Median Age - 34.1
Bilingual – 2.9%
Average one-way commute – 23.9 min
Median household income – $50,417
Education- HS graduation or better – 95.7%
Median house value– $77,300
Median gross household rent - $517
Crime rate – 9 Total Offenses - Kansas Bureau of Investigation 2013
Combined State and Local Sales Tax - 8%
State of Kansas – 6.50%
Sumner County – 0.5%
City of Conway Springs – 1.0%
Sug's Home Care
608 W. St. Louis Street
Conway Springs, KS
USD 356 serves Conway Springs with quality education for grades K-12.
Conway Springs also has a private school - St. Joseph Catholic School.
School Enrollment - 418
Teacher/Student Ratio - 1:7.1
Graduation Rate - 95.7%
Conway Springs Public Library
The library serves the community's library needs with a large variety of books, audio and video materials.
*Data provided by Kansas Department of Education
Conway Springs' Central park has a swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, picinic facilities, a Scout Hut, a bandshell and playground equipment.
Gas – Kansas Gas Services – 800-794-4780
Water – City of Conway Springs – 620-456-2345
Trash – City of Conway Springs – 620-456-2345
Sewer – City of Conway Springs – 620-456-2345
Electric – Wheatland Electric - 800-762-0436
Telephone – Haviland Telephone Co – 620-456-2211
Cable TV/Satellite – Charter Communications – 888-600-9472
Internet - Haviland Telephone Co - 800-287-7905
Sumner Communications - 620-326-8989
Conway Springs is located on K-42 and 49 highways. They are served by the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad.