The City of Colwich
The City of Colwich, recognizing the importance of regional collaboration and marketing, joined the K96 Corridor Development Association in 2011. Colwich is located in Sedgwick County just south of Highway K96 between the communities of Maize and Mt. Hope. As their motto states, Colwich is a city that fits in many ways. It has all the advantages of being close to Wichita and a rural, “home-town” feel.
Colwich has enjoyed a pattern of continual growth throughout its history, including a 16% increase in population since 2000. For those who seek a new place to call home, Colwich has much to offer.
- Quality health care nearby, including the recently opened St. Teresa Via Christi Hospital located only 10 minutes away
- Outstanding schools as part of the Renwick USD 267 school system which includes Colwich Elementary housing pre-K through eighth grade
- Affordable housing, from charming older homes to custom built new homes
- Public services including police, volunteer fire department and a public library
- 2 parks offer ample recreation and include a veterans memorial at Veteran’s Park and a sporting complex for team sports, playgrounds, picnic areas and walking paths at the new Memorial Park
- Retail and service businesses include everything from groceries, financial services and dining
Not only is Colwich a great place to live, it’s a great place to do business. Retail and service businesses are greeted with a strong “buy local” attitude. Colwich is home to ICM, Inc., an international alternative energy company and to Quality Solutions, Inc., a nationwide property maintenance and management firm that announced in 2012 they had chosen Colwich as the new home for their corporate headquarters. Today, their employees are enjoying the benefits of a location in Colwich. If your business is looking for a new place to grow, why not join these companies in Colwich? You’ll find a business friendly atmosphere, great highway access and a skilled regional workforce. Colwich has a number of location options for industrial development, including some with rail service provided by Watco Transportation Services, a short-line railroad operator known for their business focus.