“Good crops and great families” is the motto in Hoxie, Kansas. Here, the pioneer spirit that founded this farming enclave never died. Closely tied to the community traditions of Sheridan County, Kansas, where Hoxie is located, Hoxie is the largest town in the county. Hoxie’s population is around 1,200, hitting a Goldilocks-esque “just right” size for this easy going community.
Hoxie is known for working hard, like its entrepreneurs and progressive business district, and playing hard, too. Hoxie’s proximity to Sheridan State Fishing Lake, numerous community festivals and events, parks, and ample recreational opportunities make it easy to kick back.
The friendly neighborhood vibe and safe, quiet streets entice families to make their home in Hoxie, where kids grow up in the school systems’ outstanding athletic tradition. Opportunities for involvement abound, and even adults get in on the action with Hoxie’s numerous clubs or by helping run the volunteer-operated carnival ride at the Sheridan County Fair. For 1,200 Kansans, Hoxie offers a perfect slice of prairie life. Why don’t you plan a visit and find out why?
To learn more about what awaits you in Hoxie, Kansas, visit their official webpage on Love Small Town America and find out why Hoxie might be the place for you. County webpages on LSTA offer residents and visitors information about the county’s geography, history, events, businesses, and more.
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