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Neodesha, Kansas Facts:
- County: Wilson
- Coverage Area (Total): 1.39 sq. miles
- Elevation: 810 ft.
- Population: 2,457
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Kansas – Altoona, Benedict, Caney, Chautauqua, Cherryvale, Coffeyville, Coyville, Dearing, Elk City, Fredonia, Havana, Independence, LaFontaine, Liberty, Neodesha, Niotaze, Peru, Sedan, Sycamore, Thayer, Tyro; Oklahoma – Copan, South Coffeyville, Wann
Neodesha was originally founded in 1867 as a trading post for traffic with the Osage Indians. "Neodesha" (an Osage word) means "where waters meet," which is appropriate as the town sits between the Verdigris and Fall Rivers. It was incorporated in 1871.
Neodesha maintains a variety of attractions including:Back to Top