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Telephone & Utilities

Telephone
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
AT&T


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 Economic Development Coalition's (GWEDC) website. GWEDC is a Chamber affiliate.

Section Highlights:
  • Wichita ranked No. 23  for small-business growth among the top 102 metro areas in the United States in 2013.
  • 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 $114,200 in the first quarter of 2014 according to the National Association of Realtors.
  • Wichita is home to 40 museums and galleries.
Aeroflex Wichita, Inc. Airbus North America Engineering, Inc. Ambassador Hotel Wichita Armstrong Chamberlin AT&T Berry Companies, Inc. BKD, LLPBuilding Trades Council of Central & Western Kansas Butler Community College Capital Enterprises, Inc. Carlos O'Kelly'sCNH Industries CHOOSE Networks, Inc. Clear Channel Media + EntertainmentConco ConstructionCornejo & Sons Coventry Health Care, An Aetna CompanyCox Machine, Inc. Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc. Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc. Dillon Food Stores Dondlinger & Sons Construction Company Inc.Eby Construction Co. Envision, Inc. Friends University GLMV Architecture, Inc. Go Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau House of SchwanHigh Touch Technologies Hyatt Regency Wichita IBEW L.U. 271 - Electrical Workers IMA, Inc. Johnson ControlsKAKE-TV Kansas Health Foundation Kennedy and Coe, LLC Key Construction, Inc. KSNW-Channel 3 Law Company Inc. LawKingdon Architecture LDF CompaniesLegacy BankLubrication Engineers, Inc. Martin Pringle Oliver Wallace & Bauer, L.L.P. Metro Courier, Inc. MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc. Murfin Drilling Company Inc. Newman University Occidental Management, Inc. Pioneer Balloon Company Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 441 Poet Ethanol Products Range Oil Company, Inc. Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Rusty Eck Ford Security 1st Title LLC Slawson Real Estate Company Star Lumber & Supply Co. Inc.TCK - The Trust Company of Kansas TECT Aerospace UCI United Way of the Plains Value PlaceWichita Area Assn. of Realtors Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) Wichita Business Journal Wichita Community Foundation Wichita Downtown Development Corporation Wichita State UniversityWorkforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, Inc.Yingling Aviation