About Wellsville, KS

Established in 1884, Wellsville, Kansas is a community located in the heartland of the nation. Less than an hour from Kansas City, it offers both a simple small town environment and close proximity to the city. With a focus on Midwest values and small town charm, Wellsville offers you everything you need to raise a family or start a business. Learn more.

City News

Cram A Cruiser

Join Wellsville Police Department and surrounding area Emergency Responders in helping us to “Cram a Cruiser” to fight hunger. Bring your non-perishable food donations to the Dollar General Parking lot. All donations will go to our local Humping Hands Food Pantry.

Holiday Events

December 4:

  • 6:45 PM – Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Awanas will be singing a few Christmas carols this year! (Wellsville City Hall)

December 6:

  • 7:00 PM – Judging of Business & Home Decorations and Light displays

December 7:

  • 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Holidays in Wellsville Craft Fair (Wellsville High School Commons and Blue Gym)
  • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Pictures with Santa (Wellsville High School Commons)
  • 5:00 PM Wellsville High School Wrestling Team Walking Tacos in the Red Gym Lobby ($5.00 for Walking Taco and a bottle of water) – TBA
  • 6:00 PM doors open to public for the Annual Christmas Drawing, doors close at 6:30 PM and the drawing will start promptly at 6:30 PM, tickets are not available after 6:45 PM

December 8:

  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Holiday Home Tour


The Live Healthy Franklin County Coalition, which operates under the direction of the Franklin county Health Department, is currently executing on a 3-year Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. The grant’s purpose is to invest in communities to create sustainable, healthy places where Kansas can live, work, and play in ways that improve the quality of their lives. Specifically, the project aims to increase awareness and community engagement in leading healthy lifestyles through improved access to healthy foods and safe environments for physical activity across seven “pathways”.

The City of Wellsville has been awarded a total of $45,000 in grant money for sidewalks at 4th street and Pendleton. Fourth Street was awarded $30,000 in grant money the City matched funds was $43,500 for a total sidewalk project of $73,500

NewCo Concrete LLC replaced the narrow sidewalks in disrepair with new 5- ft sidewalks along the north side of W. 4th St from Walnut to Ash. The City also put a sidewalk along the South side of 4th from the School parking lot to Walnut.

The second part of the grant is Pendleton, the City received $15,000 in grant money for that project the estimated total cost is $64,805 to install a 5-ft sidewalk on the south side of Pendleton Rd from K33 to Main. This sidewalk will provide safe walking/biking access to the recreation complex, new Casey’s and will connect to 2 main N/S corridors of K33 and Main Street. Project estimated to occur in 2020.

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Wed 5-7p.m., Sat 8-11 a.m.
Will run thru September!

Pictures from the Farmers Market

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