Welcome to the City of Wilson

The Czech Capital of Kansas

Mission Statement:
The City of Wilson, using responsible economic and environmental policies, will provide the framework to support the community for today and tomorrow.


City of Wilson

Wilson is located 2 miles south of I-70 (interstate running east-west across Kansas). There are three big towns located within 50 miles.
Wilson Lake (the clearest lake in Kansas) is located 5 miles north of Wilson.

Call City Hall (785-658-2272) for any questions you may have about Wilson.


Some of the many reason to live in or visit Wilson!

Parks / Splash Pad / Recreation

Wilson is home to many parks and outdoor activities including Ed and LaVange Shiroky Park (Worlds Largest Handpainted Czech Egg), Jellison Park and Ballfields, Lions Club Park, Pride Park - Splash Pad, Veterans Park, WEDC Disc Golf Course.

After Harvest Czech Festival

Czech out wilsonczechfest.com -- get the brochure, entry forms, and other information.  Share with us on Facebook, call 785-658-2272, or email [email protected]

Czech Festival is held on the last Saturday of July every year.

Wilson Lake

Wilson Lake, the largest body of water located in the region, offers diverse recreational opportunities that attract a quarter million visitors every year. The lake is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (785.658.2551) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (785.658.2465).

Lang Memorial Library

Lang Memorial Library, Wilson, KS opened in July 1924 in honor of J.A. Lang. The Library offers the surrounding communities books, computers, Internet access, DVDs, and other activities. Check them out on Facebook for more information.

Wilson Schools

Wilson Schools is a PreK-12 school and part of the USD112 School District. Check them out on Facebook or visit https://www.usd112.org/ for more information. 

Worlds Largest Handpainted Czech Egg

Located in the Ed and LaVange Shiroky Park, this attraction arrived in Wilson in 2012. It stands 20ft tall and 15ft wide.  Visit the Wilson Chamber of Comerce at http://www.wilsonkschamber.com or on Facebook for more information.

Wilson City Cemetery

The Cemetery is located southeast of Wilson off Avenue A. Contact City Hall for more information.

Wilson Heritage Museum

Check out the new permanent location at 411 24th St. Contact 785.658.2328 for current hours.




Street Maintenance

Police Department

Fire Department

Parks and Recreation

Public Transportation 

Funded in part by the KDOT Public Transportation Program

Monday - Friday 9am-3pm   (except City recognized holidays)

Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI

City of Wilson operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the City of Wilson.

For more information on the City of Wilson's civil rights programs, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 785.658.2272 email [email protected] ; or visit Wilson City Hall at 2407 Ave E Wilson, KS 67490. A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing with the Office of Civil Rights Attn Title VI Program Coordinator East building 5th floor TCR 1200 New Jersey Ave SE Washington, DC 20590.

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