Woodson County, KS

County in Southeast KS

Scenic Woodson County is an artist’s dream. No matter what the season, Woodson County’s peaceful backroads and byways, with their awe inspiring beauty, beckon nature lovers, photographers and artists alike.

Rich with the courage of its pioneer heritage, Woodson County has matured into a progressive community for today and tomorrow.

Gateway to the crossed-timbered area of the Chautauqua Hills and to the grasslands of the Flint Hills to its west, Woodson County provides a remarkable diversity of plant and animal life. Forested flood plains surrounded by terraces of prairie and hills of oak savannahs provide the visitor with an opportunity to observe some of the more diverse flora and fauna found in the state.

Agricultural interests dominated the early development of Woodson County and remain an important influence today. Known as the "Prairie Hay Capital of the World," the rich grasslands need no irrigation and provide excellent grazing for the abundant livestock. Wheat, soybeans, and sorghum are the prominent grain crops, giving area farmers a diversity uncommon in many areas. Long a leading oil producing county in southeast Kansas, an active and progressive oil industry continues in the county.

With two state managed lakes and wildlife areas, and two Yates Center city reservoirs, Woodson County offers many outdoor recreational opportunities for everyone! Swimming, fishing, hunting, golfing, water skiing, camping, boating, hiking, picnicking, bird watching, and wildlife viewing all make Woodson County a very special place to visit.

And there’s more! Homemade arts and crafts, Quaint shops with antiques and collectibles, historic sites, museums, beautiful sunsets, starlit nights, friendly down-home people and a slower, easier going pace - that’s Woodson County, Kansas! Take some time to experience Woodson County’s countryside, the warm country ways of its people. You’ll surely "Fall In Love With Our Country."

Sponsors of Woodson County, KS

Since the founding of our communities, organizations, businesses and citizens have stepped forward to build and serve their community. Click on any of the logos below to learn about those who made this website possible! If you would like to learn about becoming a sponsor CLICK HERE!

Towns of Woodson County, KS

The small towns of the Midwest are rich in history and a great way of life! Below you can visit and learn about the small towns we call home! Towns that have their name highlighted have become FEATURED TOWNS. Businesses/organizations from these towns have stepped forward as SPONSORS enabling us to include (or will include as acquired) stories and website links to ALL their community organizations (chambers, groups and departments, etc.), stories and website links to ALL their points of interest, annual festivals/events and stories done about their citizens, veterans and faith community. To learn how to become a featured town CLICK HERE!

Businesses of Woodson County, KS

The businesses of our towns are truly the lifeblood of each community, click on any businesses below to learn about them, to learn how to add your business to your town and county page CLICK HERE!