The city of Kechi was established in 1888 and has been growing ever since. We now serve over 2,000 residents who enjoy the quiet and safety of our developing community immediately north of Wichita. People and businesses have discovered the charm, the quality of life, and the peaceful convenience of living and conducting business in this family-friendly town.
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Kechi offers significant biking and walking activity, facilitated largely by the local sidewalks. It is a very walkable community which leads through parks and the business area. Access into Kechi can be from Highways 254 and 135, both of which are 4-lane expressways. The city is 12 miles from Downtown Wichita. The Eisenhower National Airport is also just a short commute for locals. Browse the newest real estate listings in Kechi, KS.
Kechi students may attend schools in either USD 259 or USD 262. The students living in Kechi attend ten different schools in the area. There are five possible elementary schools for K-5, two middle schools serving 6-8 and two high schools serving 9- 12.
Kechi was named for the Kichai people. In 1887, the Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway built a branch line north-south from Herington through Kechi to Caldwell. It foreclosed in 1891 and was taken over by Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, which eventually joined the Union Pacific Railroad. Most locals still refer to this railroad as the "Rock Island". The first post office in Kechi was established in 1888.
Home of a wood shop, weaving studio, two quilt shops, a refinishing furniture workshop, and a barbecue restaurant; Kechi’s Art and Business District offers small town, rural charm where visitors can walk from shop-to-shop to discover unique, artistic and collectible finds. It’s a casual and cozy tree-lined setting where all shops are easily accessible within a block or two.
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