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Marquette is a small town located in McPherson County in central Kansas. It is situated between the K-4 and the Smoky Hill River. As of the 2000 census, the population of Marquette was 542 residents. Although small, the town of Marquette has a lot oto offer visitors. The downtown area has a block of stores from the late 1800s that have been restored and repainted to their original colors. They are part of the Washington Street Historic District, which is a state historic site. Marquette is also home to Hanson-Lindfors Home, a sixteen-room Victorian house built in 1888. It is named after Hans Hanson, one of the city founders, and has been restored to its original appearance and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in the backyard of the home is Hansons original 1871 wood frame cabin, where the city charter was signed. The Kansas Motorcycle Museum is located in downtown Marquette on North Washington Street and was founded in 2004 by National Racing Champion, Stan the Man Engdahl, a native of Marquette. Kanopolis State Park, which was the first state park of Kansas, is only ten miles away. This 22,000-acre park is set among rolling hills, bluffs and woodlands and includes a 3,000-acre lake for fishing and 25 miles of hiking trails.

Surrounding areas: Kanopolis, Kansas (20.5 mi), Salina, Kansas (23.0 mi), Hutchinson, Kansas (34.6 mi)

Marquette Vacation Rentals

Marquette Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Airport Red Coach Inn300 Centenial DrMcpherson, KS15.7 mi.(620) 241-2460
Best Western Holiday Manor2211 E Kansas AveMc Pherson, KS16.6 mi.(620) 241-5343
Americas Best Value Inn-Mcpherson2110 E KansasMcpherson, KS16.6 mi.(620) 241-8881
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites2302 E Kansas AveMcpherson, KS16.6 mi.(620) 241-5566
Hampton Inn401 W Schilling RdSalina, KS19.7 mi.(785) 823-9800
Baymont Inn & Suites745 Schilling RdSalina, KS20.1 mi.(877) 229-6668
Candlewood Suites2650 Planet AveSalina, KS20.1 mi.(888) 226-3639
Country Inn & Suites2760 S 9th StSalina, KS20.1 mi.(785) 827-1271
Howard Johnson Motel2403 S 9THSalina, KS20.5 mi.(785) 827-5511
Quality Inn & Suites2110 W Crawford AveSalina, KS21.4 mi.(785) 825-2111
Best Western Heart Of America Inn632 Westport BlvdSalina, KS21.6 mi.(785) 827-9315
Comfort Inn1820 W Crawford StSalina, KS21.6 mi.(785) 826-1711
Fairfield Inn Salina1740 W CrawfordSalina, KS21.6 mi.(785) 823-6900
Holiday Inn Of Salina1616 W CrawfordSalina, KS21.7 mi.(785) 823-1739
Super 8 Motel1640 W Crawford StSalina, KS21.7 mi.(785) 823-9215
Courtyard By Marriott Salina3020 Riffel DrSalina, KS23.0 mi.(800) 919-4795
Best Western Inn1400 N Hwy 156Ellsworth, KS24.5 mi.(785) 472-3116
Best Western Mid-america Inn1846 N 9TH StSalina, KS24.8 mi.(785) 827-0356
Travelodge Salina1949 North 9th StSalina, KS24.8 mi.(785) 825-8211
Inn 4 Less Lyons817 W MainLyons, KS25.1 mi.(620) 257-5185
Days Inn407 W Diamond DrSalina, KS25.1 mi.(785) 823-9791
Motel 6635 W Diamond DrSalina, KS25.1 mi.(785) 827-8397
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites201 East Diamond DrSalina, KS25.3 mi.(785) 827-9000
Salina Inn222 E Diamond DrSalina, KS25.4 mi.(785) 825-1571
Bed & Breakfast
Swedish Country Inn112 W LincolnLindsborg, KS8.6 mi.(785) 227-2985

Marquette Weather & Climate

Central Kansas has a humid continental climate. Over the course of a year, temperatures range from an average low of 15 degrees F. in January to an average high of nearly 93 degrees F. in July. The temperature falls below the freezing point an average of 188 days per year. Typically the first fall freeze occurs between the last week of September and the end of October, and the last spring freeze occurs between the first week of April and early May. The area receives 35 inches of precipitation per year, with the most in May and June. Snow depth of at least one inch occurs an average of 20 days per year. Severe weather is possible, in the form of thunderstorms and tornadoes. Thunderstorms may produce large hail and lightening.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 37°F 17°F 0.56 in. -
February 44°F 20°F 0.83 in. -
March 54°F 29°F 2.34 in. -
April 64°F 39°F 2.39 in. -
May 73°F 50°F 4.24 in. -
June 84°F 60°F 3.77 in. -
July 91°F 66°F 3.49 in. -
August 89°F 63°F 3.39 in. -
September 80°F 54°F 2.50 in. -
October 69°F 43°F 2.15 in. -
November 52°F 30°F 1.46 in. -
December 41°F 22°F 0.78 in. -

Marquette Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Salina Municipal airport (SLN) located about 18 miles northeast of Marquette in Salina, Kansas, the Great Bend Municipal airport (GBD) located approximately 57 miles west of Marquette in Great Bend, Kansas, the Wichita Mid Continent airport (ICT) located roughly 66 miles south of Marquette in Wichita, Kansas, and finally the Beech Factory airport (BEC) located around 68 miles south of Marquette in Wichita, Kansas.

Marquette Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JoylandWichitaKS65.5 mi.
Golf Courses
Lindsborg Golf CourseLindsborgKS8.9 mi.
Rolling Acres Golf CourseMcPhersonKS15.9 mi.
Turkey Creek Golf CourseMcPhersonKS15.9 mi.
Geneseo Golf CourseGeneseoKS17.4 mi.
Midway Golf CourseInmanKS22.8 mi.
Salina Municipal Golf CourseSalinaKS23.1 mi.
Ellsworth Golf Municipal CourseEllsworthKS24.1 mi.
Lyons Town & Country ClubLyonsKS24.8 mi.
State Parks
Kanopolis State ParkKS8.0 mi. 
Red Barn Studio MuseumLindsborgKS8.7 mi.(History)
Birger Sandzen Memorial GalleryLindsborgKS8.7 mi.(Art)
Smoky Hill MuseumSalinaKS23.0 mi.(History)
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center MuseumHutchinsonKS34.6 mi.(Technology)
Zoos and Aquariums
Hutchinson ZooHutchinsonKS34.6 mi.
Sedgwick County ZooWichitaKS65.5 mi.
Sunset Zoological ParkManhattanKS80.6 mi.
Emporia ZooEmporiaKS90.0 mi.

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