Wheat Capital of the World
Sumner County Courthouse
501 N. Washington
Wellington, Ks. 67152
Welcome to the official website for Sumner County. The purpose of this site is to provide timely and accurate information about Sumner County government and services and make it available to the public at their convenience via the Internet. This site provides access to information, offices, documents, and instructions of various activities.
Sumner County is located in south-central Kansas and, in 2003, was designated within the greater Wichita Metropolitan Service Area. Our county seat is in Wellington. Sumner County is comprised of 30 townships and 11 incorporated cities, Argonia, Belle Plaine, Caldwell, Conway Springs, Geuda Springs, Hunnewell, Mayfield, Milan, Oxford, South Haven, and Wellington. A portion of the City of Mulvane also lies in Sumner County. There are also a number of smaller communities located within the county that are not incorporated.
The County is 36 miles wide from east to west borders and approximately 33 miles from north to south. It covers a total of 1,188 square miles. It is bounded on the east by Cowley County, the north by Sedgwick County, the west by Kingman and Harper Counties, and the south by Grant and Kay Counties in Oklahoma. As of the 2010 Census, the population of Sumner County was 24,132.
The official county newspaper for 2013 is the Belle Plaine News.
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"No person shall knowingly sell, give or receive, for the purpose of selling or offering for sale, any property or service to persons listed therein, any list of names and addresses contained therein, or derived from public records..." K.S.A. 21-3914. Violation of this law is a Class C Misdemeanor and can subject the violator to prosecution and imprisonment up to 30 days and a fine of $500.00. Violators will be reported for prosecution. By accessing this site, the user makes the following certification pursuant to K.S.A. 45-220(c)(2): "the requester does not intend to, and will not: (A) Use any list of names or addresses contained in or derived from the records or information for the purpose of selling or offering for sale any property or service to any person listed or to any person who resides at any address listed; or (B) sell, give or otherwise make available to any person any list of names or addresses contained in or derived from the records or information the purpose of allowing that person to sell or offer for sale any property or service to any person listed or to any person who resides at any address listed."