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McFarland offers a lovely residential area, Community Action Headstart and easyMcFarland Depot-access to great schools, churches and businesses.  Well-situated along Interstate 70 between Manhattan, Wamego and Topeka- just minutes away to regional employment and service centers!

The history and pattern of McFarland is the same of many small towns in Kansas.  It came to exist because of the railroad and has experienced boom and bust.  McFarland was founded in 1887 by S.R. Fairfield.  McFarland was incorporated in 1903.  The town was platted at the Rock Island Railroad point where the rail branched northwest to Denver and the Pacific coast, as well branching southwest toward the Gulf of Mexico.  Railroad activity peaked in the 1920’s then began to dwindle in the 1950’s as railroad facilities were reduced in town.  Although there is little business in McFarland, this small bedroom community is actually seeing a population increase in recent years.

Please drive through and consider this small town for your home or even small business!  It’s a nice, quiet town and home to 253 people!

The newly formed, McFarland PRIDE is busy putting together a schedule of events - continue checking back to stay informed! McFarland PRIDE has had a busy begining!

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Hot Alma Nights

Come Join the Fun in Downtown Alma!

August 19, 2017! Hot Alma Nights!


Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop

Wabaunsee County Stone Fences 

 October 14 & 15, 2017

Click HERE for application

Upcoming Events
Wabaunsee Co. 4-H Flint Hills Jr. Shooter Annual Banquet Benefit Aug 26, 2017 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Paxico
Lake Wabaunsee Fall Market Sep 02, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Lake Wabaunsee
65th Annual Eskridge Labor Day Rodeo Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017
3rd Annual Wabaunsee County Mountain Oyster Fry Sep 09, 2017 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Paxico
14th Annual Paxico Blues Festival Sep 16, 2017 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM — Paxico
Celebration of The Flint Hills - Native Stone Scenic Byway Gala Sep 16, 2017 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Bake Sale Sep 30, 2017 12:00 AM — Newbury
Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017 — Lake Wabaunsee
Second Annual Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit at The Volland Store Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017 — Volland
Pork Chop Supper Nov 04, 2017 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM — St. John Lutheran School
Upcoming events…
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