City of Winfield
The City of Winfield, Kansas, incorporated in 1873, has a population of 12,274 and has an incorporated area of 12.35 square miles. Winfield is located in south central Kansas, less than an hour away from Wichita, and two hours from Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Winfield serves as the county seat for Cowley County, population approximately 35,361. Winfield was one of the first six cities to join the Kansas Power Pool in 2004.
The City is unique in providing a full range of municipal utility services to its citizens, including electric and gas utilities, water, wastewater, and sanitation services. Other municipal services include police and fire protection, ambulance services, construction and maintenance of streets, drainage facilities and other infrastructure, recreation and cultural activities, a municipal golf course, community and industrial development, planning and zoning, building inspection, cemetery operations and maintenance, general administration, and internal support services. The City provides recycling to its citizens, along with composting site facilities, available at no charge to the area residents. In addition, library services and low-income housing are provided by component units of the City.