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Welcome to the official site for the City of Melvern, Kansas. We are located on K-31 highway 4 miles north of I-35 (exit 160) and 3 miles east of US 75 bordered by the Marais des Cygnes River. The surrounding rural countryside is made up of creeks, native timber, crop and pasture land. Two branches of the BNSF Railroad come together here. We have close access to several Federal Reservoirs with Melvern Lake being located only 4 miles west of town. The community is very active and committed to maintaining the friendly rural values while moving into the future. While you visit the site, check out the local businesses, recreation opportunities and read our town history.

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Contact Information

City Hall:
(785) 549-3447
141 SW Main Street
PO Box 116
Melvern, Kansas 66510

City Council

Mayor: Nancy Alley

City council meets the 1st Monday of the month @ 7:00 PM and Melvern Muncipal Court is the 1st Wednesday @6:00 PM.


Basic Information

Zip Code: 66510
Area Code: 785
School District: USD 456
County: Osage
Founded: 1868


Blank A.T. & S.F. Pratt Truss Bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003 Blank The swinging bridge originally erected 1 mile west of town has been relocated to Melvern Lake outlet park Blank Melvern Riverfront Park & Trail