One of the older and most notable communities in Kansas, Junction City is a great place to visit with its small-town atmosphere, rural charm, and big-city culture. Junction City is recognized for its service and hospitality and is proud to be known as Fort Riley’s “Hometown”. Situated at the junction of the Republican and Smoky Hill Rivers, which merge to form the Kansas River, Junction City offers a diverse range of recreational opportunities, historic sites, dining, and shopping.
Junction City’s citizens represent nationalities from around the world and comprise one of the most culturally diverse communities in Kansas. We are a community of outdoor adventures and historical discoveries. We are a community of transition, where the eastern forest changes to the prairie plains.
We are a community of outdoor adventures and historical discoveries. From our beginnings in the 1800s, we’ve welcomed people from around the world, and we are ready to welcome you!