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Rice County Kansas

Rice County, situated in the heart of Kansas, embodies the essence of Midwestern charm and rural beauty. Named after Samuel Allen Rice, a prominent Union general during the Civil War, Rice County boasts a rich history and an inviting community spirit.

Rice County spans across approximately 728 square miles, offering a diverse landscape that includes fertile farmlands, gently rolling hills, and pockets of picturesque prairies. The county seat, Lyons, stands as a hub of activity, showcasing a blend of historic architecture and modern amenities. Follow the links below to explore all that Rice County has to offer.

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Welcome to Rice County


Boutiques, crafts, and unique retail establishments

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The county seat of Rice County, home of the Celebration Centre

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The Official Little River Chamber of Commerce Page

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Whatever your taste, you'll find something to your liking

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Art, nature, history, and recreation abound

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A charming city on the banks of the Little Arkansas River

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Hotels, inn's, bed and breakfasts, and RV parks


The heart of Central Kansas. Founded in 1867

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Home to Sterling College and so much more

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