Useful Links

 

CITY OF EMPORIA AND LYON COUNTY, KANSAS

The City of Emporia  Front page to the City Website.   Emporia: The Disc Golf Capital of the Nation.

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and the Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Emporia Main Street (a part of the National Main Street Program).

Lyon County Government  Main access to the County Website.  Search for Lyon County properties with Beacon!

Lyon County Historical Society and History Center Knowledge and Preservation of the past is required to understand both the present and the future.  The new History Center at 709 Commercial in Emporia!  See why the $2 million dollar community investment will be a source of community pride for years to come!!

FLINT HILLS AREA

Marion County Government:  Main access to the Marion County Website

City of Council Grove home page.  Site of the Kansas (Kaw) Indian Mission on the Santa Fe Trail.

City of Marion home page.

Osage County Government:  Main access to the site, including their fine GIS mapping.

The Nature Conservancy main website.

The Symphony in the Flint Hills is a wondrously unique experience! Follow the link to see why!

STATE OF KANSAS

Kansas State Board of Technical Professions  Surveyors, Engineers, Architects, Landscape Architects and Geologists are all licensed by the KSBTP

Kansas Department of Transportation KDOT needs no introduction.
Follow this link to download printable maps (State, County & City) in pdf format!

Kansas GIS Appraisers Mapping (known as the ORKA System):  Select County from the map.  If a login/password screen comes up then it isn”t public yet.

Kansas.gov The portal for the State of Kansas Government.

State of Kansas (DWR) has base flood elevations for some non studied areas and all studied areas. A great site for KS Floodplain information. Note: Recent changes at FEMA have negatively affected the amount of information available on this site.

Kansas Legislature Home page:  Also a link to Kansas Statutes Annotated

Of interest to surveyors (and the public)

The Kansas Society of Land Surveyors Home Page KSLS is THE surveyor organization in Kansas.

The National Society of Professional Surveyors Represents Surveyors Nationally, Kansas Society of Land Surveyors is an affiliate.

The American Surveyor The Magazine for fellow professionals. Interesting articles for related professions too.

P.O.B. Magazine A fine magazine for Land Surveyors and land owners

Professional Surveyor Magazine Another fine magazine for Land Surveyors

Land Survey Section Corner Reports Search the Records of the Kansas State Historical Society”s Surveyor Land Reference Reports.

Principal Meridian Project See photos of the Guide Meridians that control all land in the PLSS (non original 13 colonies)

OTHER

American Land Title Association Title Insurance professionals national organization.

Google Maps & Satellite Images Maps & more from our friends at Google

Install Google Earth on your desktop with a free download.  Amazing tool.  The “Pro” version is now available at no charge!

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) The main site for flood plain information, maps and LOMA forms. Note: Recent changes at FEMA have negatively affected the LOMA process for land owners.

FEMA MAP SERVICE CENTER Make and download firms, previous LOMA’s and firmettes.

USGS Topographic Quadrangle Maps For the lover of contour maps!

Buy disk golf accessories from our internationally known local dealer, Dynamic Discs!