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Coffey County is an ideal Location for Business Start-ups, Relocations and Expansions

Business Advantages:

  • Sales tax rate in Coffey County is 6.5%
  • Sales tax rate inside the city limits of Burlington is 8.5%
  • Sales tax rate inside the city limits of Lebo is 7.5%
  • Sales tax rate inside the city limits of LeRoy is 7.5%
  • 2015 county per capita income is $29,044
  • 2015 county median household income is $56,274
  • 19.8% of county population is 65 and over
  • 58% of county population is between 18 to 64 
  • Traffic counts on US Hwy 75 through Burlington exceed 6,000 vehicles per day
  • Traffic counts at I-35 & US Hwy 75 Junction exceed 12,000 vehicles per day

Quality of Life Advantages:

  • Excellent school systems
  • Athletic event economic incentive grants available to area schools to bring more regional athletic events to the area along with fans that support local businesses
  • Excellent health care facilities
  • Countywide library system with libraries in each community
  • Recreation facilities include recreation center, indoor and outdoor pools, ball fields and city parks
  • Lakes offering excellent fishing and other recreational activities
  • Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area offers an outdoor learning site with trails for area students
  • Many annual events to enjoy like:  Burlington's Wild Blue BBQ, Coffey County Fair, Taste of Fall and Christmas Craft Festival; Gridley and Lebo's 4th of July Celebrations; LeRoy's Homecoming; New Strawn's Strawnfest and Childrens Fishing Derby and Waverly's Ohio Days; etc.
  • Coffey County Museum draws tour buses and visitors from the Midwest Region
  • Coffey County Airport offers 5,500 ft x 75 ft concrete surfaced runways along with many more amenities.

For more information on Coffey County, please contact our office. 

Webpage last updated:  2016-11-02 15:40:19

Contact Information

Stacy Haines, Director

Economic Development
Coffey County Courthouse
110 S 6th St, Room 5
Burlington, KS 66839

Telephone: 620-364-8780 or 800-947-4796

Fax: 620-364-3608
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm