City of Wilson, KS


Mayor Leland Francis

Linda Bushnell

Cindy Heinze

Craig Lilak

Brad Schiermeyer

Lorie Taylor

Related Links

Ellsworth County

Chamber of Commerce



City Council Meetings:
1st & 3rd Monday
7:00 pm at City Hall

City Info.
City Hall Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(open during lunch)

To Contact Us:
Wilson City Hall
2407 Ave E
PO Box J
Wilson, KS 67490-0257

Phone: 785-658-2272
Fax: 785-658-2319

The Wilson PRIDE Spray Park

is closed for the season.





Community Events-








Tues Sept 23 ...  .4p... WHS Volleyball here -- Senior Night  PACK WITH PURPLE night to show support


Thurs Sept 25 ...  .4p... WJHS Volleyball at Tescott    6p... WJHS Football at Tescott


Thurs Sept 25 ...  .4p... WHS X Country at Larned


Thurs Sept 25 ...  .WHS HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES at the Football Field...

3-4p... Powder Puff Football

6:15-7:15p... Field Painting

7:30-8p... Candidate Olympics

8-8:15p... Bon Fire/Flaming


Fri Sept 26 ...  .WHS HOMECOMING...    

2-2:30p... parade goes through downtown and returns to Football Field

2:30-3p... Pep Rally and White Washing

6p... Crowning

7p... Game

9p- midnight... Dance


Sat Sept 27 ... .6-10p... Chamber Casino Night  6-7p Social  7-10p games of chance  10p- prize drawing


Sun Sept 28 ... .4-7p... 25th Wilson Senior Center Anniversary party  - Food, Fellowship, & Fun.  Everyone welcome!





Sat Oct 4... ...

Garage Sales (Wilson-Dorrance & Lucas) - organized by Wilson Chamber


Sat Oct 4... ...

Oktoberfest- Brauhas and Chili Cook Off

  in Jellison Park


Sun Oct 5... 2 - 4p...

BINGO at Wilson Senior Center - organized by Wilson Chamber


Mon Oct 6 ... .7p... Council Meeting







   Picture of Beautiful Downtown Wilson

2014 Czech Festival

Thurs July 24th thru Sat July 26th

Czech out what you missed - facebook (After Harvest Czech Festival), call 785-658-2272, or email





Next Regular City Council Meeting will be 7 pm on

Mon  Oct 6, 2014.




Rehabilitation and Demolition applications are still being accepted for east of Ave F!   Please call Wilson City Hall for an application now!





Rehabilitation grant (FREE) money is still available for residential property in the City of Wilson for the area - east of Ave F.

Call 658-2272 or visit City Hall.

Don't forget to ask about the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Rebate program.

Population — 780 (2012 Census)                                          Incorporated in 1883            


General Public Transportation -- call 658-2272

Monday - Friday 9am-3pm     (except City recognized holidays)

What you can find in Wilson?

  • Pre-Kindergarten thru 12th grade school system
  • Lakeside Learning Center (Diploma completion program)
  • Public Library
  • Historical sites
  • Doctors offices and physical therapy facility
  • A variety of businesses (see Chamber of Commerce website for a listing)
    • Including local bank, flower shop, audio-visual company, hardware & grocery store, lodging, gift stores, antique shop, restaurants, convenience & gas store, automobile & equipment repair, trailer rental and much more
  • Nursing Home, elderly housing, and an active Senior Center
  • Professional services: accountant, insurance agent, attorney, realtor, auctioneer
  • 5 churches
  • Parks, spray park, disc golf, and ballfields
  • Youth recreation — city sponsored
    • Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Swimming Lessons, and more

After Harvest Czech Festival — last Saturday of July each year - click for more information

Wilson is located 2 miles south of I-70 (interstate running east-west across Kansas).
There are three big towns located within 50 miles.
Wilson Lake (the clearest lake in Kansas) is located 5 miles north of Wilson.

Call City Hall (785-658-2272) for new resident information or any questions you may have about Wilson.

Call City Hall for employment opportunities


Wilson Public Transportation - Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI -

City of Wilson operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.  Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the City of Wilson.

For more information on the City of Wilson's civil rights programs, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 785.658.2272  email ; or visit Wilson City Hall at 2407 Ave E  Wilson, KS  67490.  A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing with the Office of Civil Rights Attn Title VI Program Coordinator East building 5th floor TCR  1200 New Jersey Ave SE  Washington, DC  20590


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