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The WaKeeney Municipal Building was constructed of native limestone by the New Deal’s Work Project Administration (WPA) in 1937.

Interesting Facts about the WaKeeney Municipal Building:

  • 1877 site of city was selected

  • 1878 city site was surveyed and plotted by Warren, Keeney & Co of Chicago

  • Named by contraction of firm’s name – hence WaKeeney

  • After it was built, building became center for many of the city’s activities, from ballgames to dances, in the auditorium

  • Building also housed City’s  Offices, which are still located there today

  • In addition building housed meeting room, city library, and soil conservation office

  • Today building houses the City Council’s Chambers and storage for the City’s Shop as well as the City’s Offices


408 Russell Ave.
PO Box 157
WaKeeney, KS 67672

(785) 743-5791

(785) 743-5471




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