Dodge City, Kansas (pop. 28,117) is located on the high plains of Southwest Kansas in Ford County (pop. 34,599).
Famous for its reputation in the “Wild West”, and being the home to lawmen Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday, Dodge City has become a tourism destination. From the Boot Hill Casino and Resort to Raceway, major concert venue, museums and more, there is always a reason to “Get the Heck Into Dodge”. In addition to the array of activities, Dodge City and Ford County have a thriving economy, having been ranked in the top 10 “Least Economically Stressed Counties” in the U.S. by the Associated Press and Huffington Post.
Ford County ranks as the 4th most diverse county in Kansas.