Baldwin City, Kansas 66006
Baldwin City, Kansas is located approximately twelve miles South of Lawrence and fifteen miles West of Gardner, Kansas. Baldwin City is the home of the oldest univeristy in the State of Kansas, Baker University. Baldwin City began as a stop on the Santa Fe Trail known as Palmyra. Baldwin City had a population of 4,515 as of the 2010 census.
Baldwin City is best known for the festival held each fall called The Maple Leaf Festival. The Maple Leaf festival has been held the third full week in October every year since 1957. It has grown into the largest festival in the area and pulls in crowds of around 30,000 people. The festival is held to celebrate the harvest and the beautiful fall foliage. The festival hosts a parade, arts and crafts, live preformances and a history tour.
Baldwin City, Kansas offers a waide variety of home types and price ranges. The links below give you access to real estate listings in Baldwin City, 66006 for each price range.
Information about the Baldwin Public Schools can be found at greatschools.org and at the Baldwin City USD 348 Website. Baker University is the oldest four year college in the state and has a rich history. More information about Baker University is avalailable at the Baker University Website.
Dining and Shopping
Baldwin City, Kansas has a mix of locally owned shops and restraunts, and fast food restraunts. A directory of businesses in Baldwin City can be found on the Baldwin City, Kansas Chamber of Commerce website.
Like many small towns, the Baldwin City schools have numerous programs and events that are well attended by the community. The Lumberyard Arts Center also has events that are planned troughout the year, as well as regualrly scheduled galleryhours. You can also ride and dine aboard a train at The Kansas Belle Dinner Train.
Parks and Recreation
The Baldwin City Recreation Commission offers numerous programs and activities for all ages. Baldwin City also has a pool and a golf course.
Baldwin City, Kansas is mostly a commuter town. The location offers easy access to US Highway 59 that provides access to Lawrence and Ottawa, Kansas. Interstate 35 can be accessed via Us Highway 59 or Highway 56 and will offer commuters access to The Kansas City Metro.