Convenient Wichita, KS Hotel
Wichita is the largest city in the Kanas. It is located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River and it is the county seat for Sedwick County. The populaton in 2010 was 382,368. For then entire metropolitan area the population is about 644,610. The city start as a trading post in 1860 along the famous Chisholm Trail. Then it was a major destination for cattle drives from Texas when it earned the nick-name of "Cowtown". In the 1920s it becames a center for aircraft manufacturing and the home of Beechcraft, Stearman, and Cessna. Later they were joined by Airbus, Spirit AeroSystems, and Learjet.Wichita has many large museum, parks, theaters and is the location for Wichita State University, the largest in the state. The main has two large shopping malls, Towne East Square and Towne West Square.