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Welcome to Medicine Lodge

Welcome to Medicine Lodge!



Medicine Lodge is the most populous city in and the county seat of Barber County, KS. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,009. Beautiful Gypsum Hills scenery, rich history, winding rivers, plentiful wildlife and eclectic shops and restaurants are all a part of the charm our town has to offer.


City Hall will be closed Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day. Thursday’s trash pick up will be delayed to Friday that week. 



The City is currently in a Water Emergency due to drought conditions. Citizens may water before 10:00 am and after 9:00 pm.

Community Improvement District Map
Water Conservation
Consumer Confidence Report 2017

Ordinance 900
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New Year’s Day 2019: Tuesday, January 1
Good Friday: Friday, April 19 
Memorial Day: Monday, May 27
Independence Day: Thursday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, September 2
Columbus Day: Monday, October 14
Veteran’s Day: Monday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day and Friday after:
Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29
Christmas Eve: Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25
New Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31


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