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

Avenue of Flags - YES!
Memorial Day Ceremony - No.

Due to Covid-19, the Garnett American Legion and VFW will not be hosting the annual Memorial Day ceremonies at the Garnett Municipal Cemetery. The Avenue of Flags, over 300 American flags, will be on display at the cemetery Saturday through Monday, May 23-25.  ‚ÄčLearn more.

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.

After adding a Phase 1.5 to her Executive Order, Governor Laura Kelly announced on Tuesday, May 19, the transition to Phase 2 on Friday, May 22 and changes in the phase-in schedule as follows (tentative):

  • Phase 2 - May 22
  • Phase 3 - June 8
  • Phase Out - June 22

Additional restrictions may apply, including the number of people in mass gatherings. For more information, please visit Open Garnett Again.

Experience Garnett

Garnett Tourism

Anderson County, Kansas, Anderson County, KS, Garnett Anderson County

Let's Grow

Anderson County Economic Development

Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce


The Garnett Water Department is currently conducting a change from chloramines to free chlorine for disinfection of the water distribution system. This began May 15, 2020 and will take approximately one month to complete. During this time flushing of hydrants will take place. Some noticeable effects may be possible, such as discoloration, odor or taste. If this is experienced, please run the water through the tap until it clears.  Learn more.  

Welcome! If ever there was a time to be grateful to be simply rural, yet in close 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.

Water Utility Maintenance, Chlorine Burn in Progress

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

  • All 255 patriotic banners are being installed in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Celebration of Service postponed to July 11. Learn more.
  • City of Garnett prepares for Phase 1.5 Reopening Plan changes. Learn more.
  • Wer'e hiring. See "City Employment Opportunities" for job listings and information on how to apply.
  • Garnett Recreation announces Baseball/Softball Season cancelled due to COVID-19. Learn more.
  • 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.