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  • Population: 3,300
  • First Settled in: 1872
  • Number of CNB Branches: 1

Beloit CourthouseMankato, Kansas is located in Jewell County and is located very close to Lovewell State Park & Lake, which provides excellent camping, fishing, boating, and hunting.

The residents of Jewell County are hard-working, friendly, and very involved with their communities. Jewell County holds several annual events including the Threshing Bee and Antique Engine Show, the Jewell County Fair, the Corn Show, the Farmer's Market, the Fireman's Pancake & Sausage Supper, the Formoso Garden Club and the Summer Reading Program put on by the library. The PRIDE organization also puts together an annual Easter egg hunt, a city wide clean-up, and a semi-annual Adopt-A-Highway program.

Beloit Little RedJewell County provides a quality education program for grades K-12, has one airport, the Mankato Public Airport, and is served by the Kyle Railroad.  

Pictured at right is the Jewell County Jail, which is on the National Register of Historic places and is currently under restoration. Pictured at left is the Mankato Library and Community Center.