The City of Hays, KS
Hays is a popular city in the state of Kansas with a total of 20,360 residents living there. Hays is ranked as the twentieth most populated city in Kansas and the 1501st most populated city in the United States, and is located in Ellis County. The largest nearby city to Hays is Russell, approximately 25 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Hays, including Conoco-Golden Ox Truck Stop, Schilleci's Bakery & Deli, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Golden Corral and Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe. For a larger selection of Hays restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Hays Arenas, Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Fort Hays, Nicodemus National Historic Site, Gross Memorial Coliseum - Fort Hays State University, Russell Memorial Park Golf Course and Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Hays please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Hays:
- Hays Regional Airport (HYS)
Hays, Kansas Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Hays experiences an average high temperature of 39 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 15 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.52 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Hays with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 43 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Hays to receive an average of 0.61 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 2.77 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 117 degrees in the summer and as low as -26 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Hays 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 40.
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Hays, Kansas Attractions
1Fort Hays - Hays,
Fort Hays was an important frontier outpost of the United States Army located in Hays, Kansas between 1865 and 1889. Fort Hays was the home of several well-known Indian wars regiments including the Seventh U.S. Cavalry, the Fifth U.S. Infantry, and the Tenth U.S. Cavalry, whose black troopers were better known as buffalo soldiers. The fort was originally located about five miles south of present day Walker, Kansas.
2Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course - Hays,
The Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Ellis County Kansas. Built in 1920, this Hays course designed by Dewey Longworth is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 785-625-9949. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1450 Golf Course Rd, Hays, KS 67601
3Graham County Grass Greens - Hill City,
The Graham County Grass Greens is a 9 hole public golf course in Graham County Kansas. Built in 1960, this Hill City course designed by Ed Herman is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 785-421-2868. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Hwy 24 E, Hill City, KS 67642
4Gross Memorial Coliseum - Fort Hays State University - Hays,
The Gross Memorial Coliseum is a 6,814 seat multi-purpose arena in Hays, Kansas. It was built in 1973. It is the home of the Fort Hays State University Tigers women's volleyball team, as well as the men's and women's basketball teams. It also hosts state championship events for Classes 1A, 2A, and 3A wrestling, 1A and 2A volleyball, and 1A boys' and girls' basketball for the Kansas State High School Activities Association.
5Nicodemus National Historic Site - , Nicodemus,
Nicodemus National Historic Site, located in Nicodemus, Kansas, preserves, protects and interprets the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the American Civil War. The town of Nicodemus is symbolic of the pioneer spirit of African Americans who dared to leave the only region they had been familiar with to seek personal freedom and the opportunity to develop their talents and capabilities.
6Russell Memorial Park Golf Course - Russell,
The Russell Memorial Park Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Russell County Kansas. Built in 1952, this Russell course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 785-483-2852. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1054 E 2nd St, Russell, KS 67665
Hays, Kansas Hotels
Hays, Kansas Restaurants
This is a list of Hays Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Seafood. Happy Dining!
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