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Rice County, Kansas


An Unexpected Pleasure

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Lyons is approximately 3,732 (2000), 3739 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,808 (1990), 1503 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lyons is 5.332 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lyons to Washington DC is 1202 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 150 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lyons is positioned 38.34 degrees north of the equator and 98.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Lyons city color is Blue & White.


in the center of Kansas between Great Bend and McPherson along highway 56.
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History & History Related Items

The city was named for Mr. Truman J. Lyon, who owned the land on which the city was built. He deeded four acres of land on 20 March 1876 for a courthouse, schools and businesses. More information may be found on this facts page. A number of great historical photos are also on this page.
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County Seat of Rice County
Rice County Tourism/Rice County Economic Development
701 E. Main
Lyons, KS 67544
Phone: 620-257-5166

Attractions in Lyons.
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Lyons City Government

City of Lyons
Lyons City Clerk
217 East Ave S
Lyons, KS 67554-2721
Phone: 620-257-2320

Lyons Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
116 East Ave South
P.O. Box 127
Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: 620-257-2842 Toll-free: 866-257-2842

Lyons Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
116 East Ave South
P.O. Box 127
Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: 620-257-2842 Toll-free: 866-257-2842

Lyons Libraries

Lyons Public Library
217 East Ave S
Lyons, KS 67554-2721
Phone: 620-257-2961

Lyons Schools

Unified School District 405
510 East Ave S
Lyons, KS 67554-3804
Phone: 620-257-5195

Lyons High School
601 American Road
Phone: 620-257-5114
Fax: 620-257-3194

Lyons Middle School
Phone: 620-257-3961

Central Elementary
501 W. Lincoln
Phone: 620-257-5612

Park School
121 S. Workman
Phone: 620-257-5624 Lyons


The population of Lyons was:
1990 - 3,688
2000 - 3,732

The area code is 620 (as of 8-2003)

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