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Thomas County

Community Development

 Colby, KS

A community's sustainability depends on its long-term ability to meet residents' needs. One of our goals at K-State Research and Extension is to provide technical assistance and evidence based programs to citizens who want to make sure their communities survive and prosper.

K-State Research and Extension can play a key role in helping people create a vision across traditional geographical, sociological, and political boundaries. As Henry Ford said "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."

Many counties across Kansas, including Thomas County, participated in community vitality programs within the 2016-2017 year. View the 2018 Community Vitality Report here.

View the First Impressions report(s) here.

View the K-State Research and Extension Community Development homepage.