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Baxter Springs, KS : Community


Churches
  • Bethel Community Church
  • 2046 Military
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3100
  • Cana Tabernacle
  • 533 W 9th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3580
  • Crossroads Christian Church
  • 8448 SE Hwy Alt. 69
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3868
  • Fellowship Baptist Church
  • 1124 Kansas Ave.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-2456
  • First Assembly of God
  • 1245 Park Ave.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3644
  • First Baptist Church
  • 1005 East Ave.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5676
  • First Christian Church
  • 3020 Roberts Rd.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5792
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • 133 E 12th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3005
  • First United Methodist Church
  • 1310 East Ave.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5996
  • Mt. Olive Baptist Church
  • 211 W 11th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-2718
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church
  • 328 E 12th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-429-2639
  • Trinity Worship Center
  • 225 E 16th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-4200

Cemeteries

  • Baxter Cemetery
  • US-166, west of Baxter
    620-856-2114

Clubs & Organizations

  • American Legion
  • 1321 Military
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Kiwanis Club
  • Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Lion's Club
  • 137 W 14th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5659
  • Masonic Lodge
  • 1509 Military Ave.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Thriftshop
  • 140 W 10th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • VFW Post 408
  • 930 W 9th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3799

Recreation

  • American Legion Baseball
  • Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Baxter Springs Golf & Country Club
  • 501 Hale Irwin
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-3538
  • Baxter Swimming Pool
  • 16th & Park
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5200
  • Field of Dreams
  • 8933 SE 50th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-5206
  • Girls' Softball
  • 1600 Lions Rd.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Little League
  • 1700 Lions Rd.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
  • Skate Ramp at Kiwanis Park
  • E 12th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713

Parks

  • Kiwanis Park - pavillion
  • E 12th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-2114
  • Riverside East - camping
  • E 12th St.
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-856-2112

Swimming Pool

  • Baxter Swimming Pool
  • 16th & Park
    Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    620-202-0289

  Community Services
Ambulance Emergency:
Cherokee County Ambulance
311 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-3122
City Office:
City Hall
1445 Military Ave.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-2114
F: 620-856-2460
Chamber of Commerce:
1004 Military Ave.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
12pm - 4pm
Every Wednesday & Friday
Community Centers:
Old Community Building
506 W 4th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-2114
New Community Building
1101 East Ave.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-2114
Cooper House
519 E 12th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5221
Fire Emergency:
Baxter Springs Fire Department
620-856-3536
Post Office:
Baxter Springs Post Office
1115 Park Ave.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5800
Sheriff Emergency:
Cherokee County Sheriff Department
915 E Country Rd.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-429-3992
Library:
Johnston Public Library

210 W 10th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5591
Hospitals:
Freeman Health System
1102 W 32nd St.
Joplin, MO 64804
417-347-1111
Mercy Hospital

100 Mercy Way
Joplin, MO 64804
417-781-2727
Senior Centers:
Autumn Home Care Facility
120 Aaron Ln.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-3999
Country Angels
217 E 14th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5418
Meals on Wheels
506 W 4th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-2450
Mayor: Randy Trease

City Clerk: Deb Weston

City Council Members:
Jack Couch, Ward 1
Rick Christenson, Ward 1
Jimmy Younger, Ward 2
Steve Dardenne, Ward 2
Sherri Howey, Ward 3
Gary Sisco, Ward 3
Dustin Andrews, Ward 4
Sherry Brown, Ward 4
View the Ward Map

Field of Dreams

Annual Events
Homecoming Parade, 620-856-2375
Christmas Parade, 620-856-3131
Annual Route 66 Car Show, 620-856-5570
City Wide Garage Sale, 620-856-3131



Activities
Boy Scouts
3022 Roberts Rd.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5267
Girl Scouts
640 E 10th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5253
Johnston Public Library - Book Club
210 W 10th St.
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-5591



Community Resources

Pay my utility bill

Utility Hookups:

Water, sewer, and trash pickup
City of Baxter Springs
1445 Military Avenue
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-2114 Phone
620-856-2460 Fax

The following are the steps required to turn on your city utilities: Please stop by City Hall in person to complete necessary paperwork. Bring a valid picture ID and your social Security Identification number. A $50.00 non-refundable service fee is required at time you sign up for service. Please be prepared to show the utility billing office your lease/rental agreement or proof of ownership.

Electric
Empire District Electric
1011 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
800-206-2300
Gas Company
Kansas Gas Service
1-800-794-4780
Telephone
CenturyLink:
Customer Support Hours:
Residential Support 888-723-8010
Mon-Fri: 8am - 7pm Local
Saturday: 9am - 2pm Local
Tag Agent: - (car tag, license renewal)
Cherokee County Courthouse
110 West Maple Street, Room 109
Columbus, KS
620-429-2418
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm / Monday - Friday
Department of Motor Vehicles - (driver's license examiner)
Baxter Springs Community Bldg
1101 East Ave
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
Days & Hours of Operation:
Thursday & Friday - 8:15am to 4:30pm
620-856-2777
Newspapers
The Cherokee Co. News-Advocate
1242 Military Avenue
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
620-856-4081 Phone
620-856-4051 Fax

The Joplin Globe
114 West 4th Street
Joplin MO 64801
417-623-3480 Phone
800-444-8514 Toll Free
417-623-8450 Fax

The Pittsburg Morning Sun
701 N Locust
PO Box H
Pittsburg KS 66762
620-231-2600 Phone
620-231-0645 Fax

Municipal Codes:
Baxter Springs Municipal Codes

 
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