City Of Argonia - This will be where we put our catchy slogan from Strategic Plan
 
 
 
CURRENT HAPPENINGS
 
 
NOTICE FOR ARGONIA RECYCLING CENTER
 
The City of Argonia Recycling Center is changing the hours that it will operate. The new hours will be every 4th Saturday of the month from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. If you have any questions please feel free to call Mindy Mages at (620) 435-6553.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to our City
 
 
Argonia, Kansas is located near the scenic banks of the Chikaskia River along the BNSF railroad in western Sumner County.  Argonia features both historic sites and modern facilities.  US HWY 160 runs along the north side of the city and is connected to downtown by K-210, one of the shortest state highways in Kansas.
 
Argonia Trivia: 
 
  • Home of America's first woman mayor,Susanna Madora SalterArgonia is the only town with this name in the world.
 
 
  • The first child born in the town was Francis Argonia Salter; date of birth was February 13, 1883.
  • The airplane, Argonia, flew into Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. It was a C-47, piloted by Argonian Charles Young.
  • The first group of Flying Farmers was organized here.
 
Quick Info:
Founded: 1885
Population: 537 (2012)
Elevation: 1255 feet
School District:
USD 359
 
Latitude: 37° 15' 57" N
Longitude: 97° 45' 55" W
ZIP code: 67004
Area Code: 620
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