Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Currently, only 56% of the residents in Anderson County have participated in the 2020 Census. Please help us. Help Garnett be counted. Do it now: TAKE THE CENSUS

Live Garnett

City of Garnett

Garnett, Kansas

 is filled with friendly locals and small town charm!  Located in beautiful Southeast Kansas, just 50 miles south of Kansas City. Experience, live and grow with us!

Garnett Chamber of Commerce

Things to Know...

PLEASE NOTE: All County and School facilities are closed to the public at this time. Garnett City Hall is open.

MAY 26, 2020: As Governor Laura Kelly's Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas framework changes to a recommended guidance, the local Health Officer of Anderson County recommends residents and businesses follow this guidance document through its entirety. For more information, please visit Open Garnett Again.

Experience Garnett

Garnett Tourism

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Garnett Enduro Club hosts Kart road races at Lake Garnett this weekend. See Races.

A reception will be held on Friday, May 29, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the Garnett Fire Station, 132 W. 4th Avenue. The public is invited to attend.

  Pat retires from his duties as Garnett Fire Chief and Code Enforcement Officer. He has served this community with a combined total of 38 years as an EMT for the Anderson County Hospital, as a Patrolman and Police Chief prior to his recent duties. Thank you, Pat!

  Photo: Pat passes on his Fire Chief duties to Wes Skillman during the May 26 City Commission Meeting. Also pictured is City Manager Chris Weiner.

Filing Deadline for City Commission is June 1

Governor Announces Reopen Plan Changes, Outlines Responsibilities of State and Local Governments

Let's Grow

Anderson County Economic Development

Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce


Welcome! If ever there was a time to be grateful to be simply rural, yet in proximity of so many opportunities, now is the time to be in Garnett, Kansas.
  Our community boasts 1,000 acres of outdoor recreation, including 3 lake. In a world that feels confined, in place; in a certain space, Garnett and Anderson County is your place to enjoy the simple things that mean the most in life. 
  Self-care can be an everyday lifestyle that makes you feel invigorated; energized and blessed. It's here. In Garnett, Kansas.


Welcome to Garnett

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YOU MATTER:  If YOUR HOUSEHOLD is MISSED, the Garnett Community can miss out on approximately $43,930.20 in federal funding over 10 years. Complete your census TODAY!  Learn More

  • FILING DEADLINE: Filing deadline to run for Garnett City Commissioner  is Monday, June 1 by 12 p.m. (noon). Learn more.
  • All 255 patriotic banners are being installed in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Celebration of Service postponed to July 11. Learn more.
  • Kansas Phase 2 Reopening Plan changes. Learn more.
  • Wer'e hiring. See "City Employment Opportunities" for job listings. Application deadlines for two positions end June 4th.
  • Your business should be here! Need a location? Start or expand a business in Garnett. Available Properties.
  • Benefits of EFV.
  • View the 2020 Garnett Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) for the year 2019 - HERE.
  • Water Maintenance Information.

Are you a Garnett resident with interest in city government? To learn what it takes to lead our city, click here. Currently, no one has filed. The filing deadline to run for Garnett City Commissioner is looming. Deadline is Monday, June 1, 2020 by 12:00 p.m. Filing fee is $20 with the Anderson County Clerk's Office. Call 785-448-6841 to make arrangements to file. Access to the Clerk's Office is by appointment at this time due to Covid-19.