Business in Wamego

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Wamego's business success as a community can be attributed to many factors: strategic location, proximity to larger urban areas, and the quality of its citizens.


Heavy and light manufacturing form the core of the Wamego economy. This is bolstered by area agriculture, value-added ag product development and production, regional retail and financial services, an excellent health care and educational system and continually developing arts, entertainment and recreational attractions.


Ideal Business Location

This vibrant, progressive small city in Northeast Kansas in Pottawatomie County is located at the junction of US Highways 24 and 99. Wamego lies only 15 minutes east of Manhattan and 30 minutes west of the state capital in Topeka. Wamego is located only a few minutes north of Interstate 70 along the banks of the Kansas River.


Under one hour:

  • State capital
  • Two growing regional trade centers
  • Two major universities
  • Two community colleges
  • An excellent trade school
  • 6 million vehicles traveling Interstate 70


Real Estate

Wamego is growing quickly for both commercial and residential development. The reasons for this growth are simple:


  • Available properties 
  • Strategic location between Manhattan and Topeka



Properties vary greatly in price depending upon the proximity to the highway, the stage of development, the location east or west of Highway 99, or whether its within the downtown area.


Finding Commercial Property

To find a suitable business site in Wamego or in the surrounding area, contact:



Property Taxes

Property Tax is assessed by the Pottawatomie County Appraiser.



Wamego Data & Resources

To learn more about why Wamego has become a prime location for growing businesses, visit the resources below: 



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Wamego, KS 66547

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