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Winfield is a city in Cowley County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Rev. Winfield Scott.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Winfield. For links to other places called Winfield, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Winfield is 37.239N. The longitude is -96.995W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,016.


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Median household income
Local
$34,443
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winfield demographic reports
Winfield is on the Walnut River.
Former and merged names include:
· Legonda
· Lagonda
Well-known residents have included:
· Darren E. Burrows, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Kanza Days - May 4-5, 2007
  • Cowley County Fair - Aug. 2-6, 2007
  • Walnut Valley Festival & National Flatpicking Contest - Sept. 12-16, 2007
  • Winfield Country Roundup - May 30-June 2, 2007
  • Winfield's Art in the Park - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cowley County Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Southwestern College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Winfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cowley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67019 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Winfield residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winfield was $19,162, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

25% of Winfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Winfield festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Winfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $704.


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Libraries in Winfield include Winfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Winfield include Winfield Courier

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Politics

Cowley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winfield political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Winfield workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Winfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Winfield include Camelot Motor Inn, Comfort Inn Winfield, Econo Lodge, Super 8.

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