WINFIELD , acity and the
See also:county-seat of
See also:Cowley county, Kansas, U.S.A., in the S.
See also:part of the state, on the
See also:river,about 4o m . S.S.E. of
See also:Wichita . Pop . (189o) 5184; (1900) 5554, of whom 203 were
See also:born and 282 were negroes; (1905) 7845; (1910) 6700 . It is served by the
See also:Topeka &
See also:Santa Fe, the
See also:Missouri Pacific, and the St
See also:Louis &
See also:San Francisco
See also:railways, and is connected by electric
See also:line with
See also:Arkansas City, Arkansas . In the city are St
See also:John's Lutheran
See also:College (1893), the South-west Kansas College (Methodist Episcopal, opened in 1886), St Mary's Hospital and Training School (1898), Winfield Hospital (1900), a Lutheran orphans' home and a State School for Feeble-minded Youth .
See also:Park (5o acres) is the
See also:meeting-place of a summer
See also:Chautauqua . Winfield is a supply and distributing point for a
See also:rich farming
See also:country, in which large quantities of wheat and
See also:alfalfa are raised .
See also:Limestone is quarried near the city, and natural
See also:gas is found in the vicinity and piped in from eastern
See also:fields for general use in the city . The
See also:municipality owns and operates the waterworks and the electric-
See also:lighting plant . Winfield was settled in 187o and incorporated in 1871 .
WINES OF THE UNITED
SIR FRANCIS REGINALD WINGATE (1861- )
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