Marshall County, Kansas
Marshall County is the Trails Capital of Kansas.
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Marshall County is home to approximately 10,500 residents in northeast Kansas. We offer urban opportunities to those who want to live a rural lifestyle. A diverse economic base, which includes agriculture, industrial and service businesses provide opportunities for all individuals. The rich history and cultural experiences allow for the opportunity to live life to the fullest.
Marysville is the county seat with nine incorporated and seven unincorporated communities. Residents enjoy low crime rates, while not giving up lively, and diverse cultural and social atmospheres. Our location puts us with urban access in a few short hours. Marysville is 135 miles from the KCI airport at Kansas City, Missouri, and 60 miles from Kansas State University in Manhattan with its new National Bio-Agro Defense Facility.
The educational opportunities to our residents and near by communities is top notch. Four successful school districts give our youth a great advantage no matter what stage of learning they are at. Professional and personal development courses are also available. Marshall County is located approximately 125 miles from the geodetic center of North America. Also, approximately 100 miles from the geographic center of the 48 states.
Marshall is a progressive county, with a strong county and local government, ensuring an affordable quality of life through numerous avenues. The tried and true mid west work ethic is obvious here, with strong community ties and a very evident pride.
The Marshall County Economic Development Office is here to help existing businesses grow and expand, assist new businesses in start up, work with business prospects, work on community development, promote tourism in the area and do marketing for the county.