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

Next Regular City Council Meeting will be

7:00 pm


Mon  Jan 5, 2015.








Community Events-












Fri Dec 19 ... .3p... Government Commodities at Senior Center - Must bring proof of income


Sat Dec 20 ... .2-4p... Cookie exchange and free coffee tasting at the Midland Railroad Hotel


Sun Dec 21 ... .noon-1:30p... Hubka/Vopat Family Benefit Soup Supper at the Methodist Education Building


Thurs Dec 25 ...  CHRISTMAS - City offices closed


Thurs Dec 25 ...11a-2p.. Christmas Dinner  - Free Will Donation - at Grandma's Soda Shop








Thurs Jan 1 ...  NEW YEARS DAY

- City offices closed


Sun Jan 4 ... .2-4p... Bingo at Senior Center (organized by Wilson Chamber)


Mon Jan 5 ... .7p... City Council meeting


Wed Jan 7 ... .5:30p... Chamber meeting at Grandma's Soda Shop


Sat Jan 10 ... Wilson American Legion Steak Feed   

5:30p... Social   

6:30p... Dinner


Wed Jan 21... .5:30p... City Council meeting















   Picture of Beautiful Downtown Wilson

2015 Czech Festival

Thurs July 23rd thru Sat July 25th

Czech out what you missed in 2014 - facebook (After Harvest Czech Festival), call 785-658-2272, or email






Rehabilitation applications are still being accepted for east of Ave F!   Please call Wilson City Hall for an application now! Remember... it is first come - first serve and funds are limited!






Burn Pile hours

Sat 10a-5p only

Call 658-2272 for more information.



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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