The city of Lyons is the county seat for Rice County and is at the junction of Highway 56 and 96. The historic Rice County courthouse is the anchor for the downtown shopping area. This progressive and friendly community has a business climate that is favorable to service, retail, industrial and manufacturing ventures. First-rate public schools with new facilities bring many families to the community along with new housing developments. Visitors enjoy a premier facility for many activities in the Celebration Centre community center and Bar K Bar Arena. People are drawn to the Centre for events plus a half-mile concrete nature trail, playground and sand volleyball court. Coronado Quivira Museum in Lyons is touted as the “best small museum” in the state. A public golf course, Aquatic Center, free RV Park and festivals will delight any visitor.