Communities

Minneapolis

Originally known as Markley’s Mills, Minneapolis is a picturesque town known for its national Rock City Park. With its charming Main Street, friendly locals, and stunning Markley Grove Park, it is the perfect place to visit. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life or a vibrant community to raise a family, Minneapolis has something for everyone and is a great place to call home. 

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The Seed at The FARM

Young and old alike will enjoy this special and fun environment featuring 10-person foosball, shuffleboard, pool, and so much more.

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Minneapolis Public Pool

135 South Mill Street, Minneapolis, KS 67467

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Minneapolis Golf Course 

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Markley Grove Park – Disk Golf 

135 South Mill Street, Minneapolis, KS 67467 785-392-2176

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Rock City Park

1051 Ivy Road, Minneapolis, KS 67467 785-392-2092

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Ottawa County State Lake 

1079 North 190th Rd, Minneapolis, KS 67467 

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Ottawa County Museum

The Ottawa County Historical Museum has numerous antiques and artifacts from the area, as well as genealogy and pictures from many local families and information on the history of several […]

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Rock City Motel 

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Mill Street Inn 

Choose from 4 elegant and richly decorated rooms or suites. Recently renovated doctor’s office offers a surprising flexibility of arrangements including a cheery 50’s kitchen and adjoining room access. Perfect […]

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The FARM & The Odd Fellows

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The Cookie Corner

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Papa’s Burger Mill

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Fajitas 

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Casey’s

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Brenda’s Bakery

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Wanda’s Wonders

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The Crooked Nail 

The Crooked Nail Studio is a custom picture framing service and art studio located in Minneapolis, Kansas; providing high quality framework at hometown prices.  Owned by trained artists with interior […]

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The Bat House Salon 

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Studio 210 

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Ottawa County Lumber and Supply 

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No Place Like Home Quilt Shop 

No Place Like Home carries a variety of high quality fabrics by popular brands such as Marcus Brothers, Timeless Treasures, Red Rooster, Quilting Treasures, Moda, Hoffman and Benartex. The store […]

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Messenger Clothing Company 

At Messenger Clothing, we help our clients build relationships by making it easy for them to get printed and embroidered clothing. When they see people wearing their logo, our clients […]

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Memorial Art Co. 

Embrace Tradition, Celebrate Memories with Memorial Art Company! Nestled at the heart of Central Kansas, on the historic corner of 2nd and Concord, this family-owned legacy—formerly known as Robertson Monuments—has […]

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Leopard Pineapple Boutique 

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Hrabe Liquor 

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Hometown Outdoor Power 

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Hometown Hardware 

Hometown True Value offers a wide selection of paint, hardware, and outdoor supplies.  

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Hardrock Liquor 

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Gene’s IGA 

Gene’s IGA is your hometown grocery store offering a wide selection of fresh food.  

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR KIDS

Choose high-quality childcare in Ottawa County. Childcare is a vital part of every community. We offer in-home daycare and various community groups, such as Parents as Teachers, that work to provide engagement opportunities for childcare groups. A childcare center in Bennington was recently opened to provide childcare and early childhood education.

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Choose to live in a community that balances affordability and accessibility. Just a few miles north of Salina, Ottawa County offers the comfort of small-town living while offering easy accessibility to larger retailers and amenities. When searching for your new home, we have affordable options for all stages of life. Choose between historic homes in cozy neighborhoods, new builds close to the schools, starter homes, or country living. Many rentals are available to fit your needs including studios, apartments, and traditional homes. The county’s cost of living is just over 22 percent below the national average. Existing median home prices are around $138,000, 59% less than the national average. Rental costs for two-bedroom apartments average $840/month which is 41% below the national average.

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