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Topeka

  • Population: 122,000
  • First Settled in: 1857
  • Number of CNB Branches: 1
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Beloit CourthouseAs the capital of Kansas, Topeka offers a wide variety of cultural, political, educational, and recreational activities. Home to Washburn University, the State Capitol Building, the Supreme Court Building of Kansas, and the Topeka Zoo, Topeka has something for anyone to enjoy.

Rich in culture, the city of Topeka holds several annual festivals including the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Fiesta Mexicana, Topeka Railroad Days Festival, Topeka Cider Days, Miracle on Kansas Avenue Christmas Parade and Celebration, and the Shawnee County Fair. Other attractions include various golf courses, the Topeka Civic Theatre, the Kansas History Museum, Heartland Park Topeka Racetrack and the Ward-Meade Park Botanical Gardens and Old Prairie Town.

Beloit Little RedTopeka was once the home of U.S. Vice President Charles Curtis, Jazz Saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, Poet Gwendolyn Brooks, and the classic rock band, Kansas. 

Pictured at right is the Kansas State Capitol. Pictured at left is the Great Overland Station.