Halstead is clearly a city "on the move". It has an active Chamber of Commerce, and community leaders are positive and energetic. Truly a city of the future, Halstead has the "livability" of a bygone era. Life in Halstead consists of a wonderful blend of small-town friendliness, safety, and "family," while also providing access to services and amenities normally associated with communities much larger.
LocationHalstead, which occupies a land area of just over one square mile, is located approximately 10 minutes west of Newton, Kansas, via US-50 and K-89 highways; about 25 minutes east of Hutchinson on US-50; and about 30 minutes northwest of Wichita, which is a metropolitan area of approximately 400,000 in population.
PopulationThe 2010 population of Halstead was 2,085.
Boards & CommissionsCitizen boards and commissions appointed by the governing body include:
- Housing Authority (a full-time director and staff oversee 3 housing projects)
- Library Board
- Planning Commission (Halstead's Comprehensive Plan was completed in 1990)
- Tree Board (Halstead has been a "Tree City" for many years)
Library BoardA volunteer board oversees the operation of the Halstead Library (located at 3rd and Main) which provides a full range of services including internet access.
More InformationThose interested in learning more about Halstead, or wishing to have specific questions answered should call City Hall at 316-835-2286.
|Latitude||38 degrees, 0 feet, 5 inches North
|Longitude||97 degrees, 30 feet, 30 inches West