The City of Emporia, KS
Emporia is a popular city in the state of Kansas with a total of 24,868 residents living there. Emporia is ranked as the sixteenth most populated city in Kansas and the 1259th most populated city in the United States, and is located in and the of Lyon County. The largest nearby city to Emporia is Osage City, approximately 23 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Emporia, including Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Prairie Port Plaza Phillips 66, Wendy's Prairie Port Plaza, Bruff's and Mcdonald's. For a larger selection of Emporia restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Emporia Museums, Zoos and/or Golf Courses, including the Madison Golf Course, William Allen White House State Historic Site, David Traylor Zoo of Emporia and Emporia Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Emporia please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Emporia:
- Emporia Municipal Airport (EMP)
Emporia, Kansas Climate and WeatherIn the month of April, Emporia experiences an average high temperature of 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.98 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Emporia with daytime temperatures averaging 87 degrees in the summer, and 42 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Emporia to receive an average of 1.07 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.79 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 108 degrees in the summer and as low as -22 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Emporia should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 67 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
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Emporia, Kansas Attractions
1David Traylor Zoo of Emporia - Emporia,
The David Traylor Zoo is a small zoo that is situated in Emporia, Kansas. Admission to the zoo is free. You can walk through the displays of smaller animals and go across the street to see the larger animals, or you can drive by and see the larger animals whether or not the zoo is open. The zoo is part of Soden's Grove Park, which includes a small train that operates in the summer, the historical Marsh Arch Bridge, and an All Veterans Memorial.
2Emporia Municipal Golf Course - Emporia,
The Emporia Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lyon County Kansas. Built in 1970, this Emporia course designed by Frank Hummel is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 316-342-7666. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1133 S Hwy 99, Emporia, KS 66801
3Madison Golf Course - Madison,
The Madison Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Greenwood County Kansas. Built in 1977, this Madison course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 316-437-2120. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Hwy 99, Madison, KS 66860
4William Allen White House State Historic Site - Emporia,
William Allen White House, which is also referred to as Red Rocks, was the home of Progressive journalist William Allen White from 1899 until his death in 1944.
Emporia, Kansas Hotels
Emporia, Kansas Restaurants
This is a list of Emporia Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Truck Stops, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Steak & Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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