Local Resources for Manhattan, KS Area for New Residents

About the Manhattan Area

"I have bought and sold several homes and Patty has always been my REALTOR. I've been very pleased with her services throughout all the transactions." — Karen T.

Nestled in the Flint Hills, Manhattan is a vibrant community filled with opportunities for all ages and stages of life. Legacy Realty of Kansas owners, Jodi Thierer and Patty Boomer, have made Manhattan their home since graduating from Kansas State University. They fell in love with the small town atmosphere with big city amenities. The nickname “Manhappiness” truly describes their experience whether it is the fine education system, cultural and sporting activities, unique shopping and dining, or excellence in health care, Manhattan has so much to offer and it is the perfect place to build your Legacy.


Please visit the following links for more information:

Manhattan Area


Manhattan Area Arts & Humanities


Manhattan Area Recreation


Downtown Manhattan KS


Manhattan area is fortunate to have wonderful public and private schools offering preschool through grade 12, professional and trade schools, and higher learning with Kansas State University and Manhattan Christian College. Legacy Realty of Kansas owners, Jodi Thierer and Patty Boomer, are both graduates of Kansas State University as well as all of their children, who also attended pre-school through grade 12 in Manhattan School District 383. Education is a priority in the Manhattan area with a balance of strong academics, arts and athletic programs. Please visit the following links for more information on Manhattan area educational opportunities.

Manhattan Educational Resources

Kansas State University:


Other Area Schools:


Courthouse, Manhattan KS


Utility Information - Manhattan, Kansas Area

Electric Companies:
Westar Energy (800) 383-1183
Bluestem Electric Cooperative
(Wamego & Pottawatomie County)
(785) 456-2212
City of Wamego (785) 456-9598


GAS Companies:
Kansas Gas Service (800) 794-4780


Water Companies:
City of Manhattan (785) 587-2480
City of Wamego (785) 456-9598
Pottawatomie Rural Water District #1 (785) 456-2452
Pottawatomie Rural Water District #2 (785) 468-3542
Pottawatomie Rural Water District #4 (785) 456-7935
Riley County Rural Water District #1 (785) 537-4440


Cox Communications (785) 776-9239
Direct TV (800) 747-9059
AT&T (800) 288-2021


A-1 (785) 587-0229
Average Joe's Trash (785) 537-2228
B & L Trash Service (785) 539-8698
Howie's Trash Service (785) 789-4022
Waste Management (888) 490-2259