Baxter Springs Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Baxter Springs


Baxter Springs is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States, and located along Spring River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 4,238; it is the most populous city of Cherokee County.

Natural springs in the area had long attracted indigenous peoples and later European-American settlers.[citation needed] But the town grew rapidly in the late 19th century as a center for cattle drives to northern markets.

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