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2016 Annual Meeting { Thursday, December 1 }
Featuring Daymond John
 Presented by INTRUST Bank
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Telephone & Utilities

The area code for the Wichita metro area is 316.
Copies of Wichita telephone books may be obtained by calling
1-800-SWB-BOOK (1-800-792-2665) for AT&T or
1-800-929-3556 (prompt 2) for Yellow Book.

Residential Natural Gas

There are two natural gas providers in the Wichita metro area:
Kansas Gas Service
Black Hills Energy

Electricity, Water & Sewer and Garbage collection

For information concerning electric services and rates, contact Westar Energy .
For information on water and sewer service, contact Wichita Water & Sewer.
There are numerous options for garbage collection in Wichita - information may be obtained from individual companies.

Cable television and satellite

What would a relocation be without having to relearn the channel numbers of your favorite television stations? To help you come to grips with the burgeoning cable and satellite services that may come streaming into your tube, here is a list of service providers.
Cox Communications

Internet service providers

There are plenty of internet access services available to the Wichita metro area. Choices range from dial-up to high-speed cable, DSL, ISDN, VPN, T1, wireless broadband and satellite.  

For current information about Wichita utilities, visit the Greater Wichita Partnership website

Section Highlights:
  • Wichita is ranked No. 10  for best cities for new college grads in 2016.
  • Wichita boasts an average commute time of 18.7 minutes.
  • The median sales price for an existing single-family home in the Wichita metro area was $127,000 in the first quarter of 2016 according to the National Association of Realtors.
  • Wichita is home to 40 museums and galleries.