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Employment Opportunities

Chief of Police

JOB:  The City of Argonia, Argonia KS, is accepting applications for Police Chief. 
TYPE: Full Time
SALARY: To be determined
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet statutory requirements to serve as a law enforcement officer. The successful applicant must complete a background check, psychological evaluation, medical exam, drug screen and pass the interview process. Kansas Full time certified preferred.
OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: Applications can be obtained by going to the Employment Opportunities tab or contacting City Hall at 620-435-6417 or in person at 210 S. Main St., Argonia, KS  67004
CLOSING DATE: Until position is filled.

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Dump Site
The dump site is located down by the River Park south of Argonia off Main Street.It is used to dump clean yard debris.  We have a key at the city offices that you can check out for a $5 fee.Please call if you have any questions. 620-435-6553

The City of Argonia Recycling Center is no longer open during a specific time.  We have put Recycle bins outside the Recycle building on the south side for customers that live outside the city limits to use at anytime.   If you have any questions please feel free to call Mindy Mages at (620) 435-6553.

Fire Department

The City of Argonia Fire Department would like to remind you, before you burn anything in the city limits you must pick up a burn permit and fill it out for the fire department.  Burn permits are available at the Fire Department or the City of Argonia building.  Click this link to download the Burn Permit.

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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