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About Cherryvale, KS

The city of Cherryvale, Kansas is home to more than 2,300 people and known as the "Gateway to Big Hill Lake." Spanning 1.92 square miles. This Montgomery County town is home to the South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad which spans 511 miles between Kansas and Oklahoma. 


An interesting part of Cherryvale's history are the Benders. A family that owned an inn and general store just outside of the town where eleven bodies were found in the 1870s.  The Bender family disappeared and was never caught. 


If history isn't your cup of tea head over to Big Hill Lake just 3.5 miles East of Cherryvale. Operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the 367 acres available for public use offer fishing, boating, picnicking, and a sandy beach area for swimming. 


Cherryvale School District #447:

  • Lincoln Central Elementary School (K-6)

  • Thayer Elementary (K-8) 

  • Cherryvale Middle/High School (7-12)

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