Welcome to Wilson County, Kansas

 

kansas mapWelcome to Wilson County, Kansas

Wilson County is home to around 10,000 Kansans and stretches across 574 square miles in southeastern Kansas.  Created in 1855 within the Osage Reserve, the first white settlers began arriving in 1857.  It is named in honor of Col. Hiero T. Wilson (1806-1892), sutler, postmaster, and prominent citizen of Fort Scott, begining in 1843. The county seat is located in Fredonia.

Explore this site to learn about Wilson County offices, departments, and services and as a resource for Wilson County residents and visitors.

Our mission is to provide the infrastructure needed to serve the needs of our citizens, and to protect our environment and promote safety and well-being in order to build economic strength for now and future generations.

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Wilson County is now enrolled in the CodeRed community notification program.  Residents and businesses can add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when emergency notifications are sent out.  Unlisted numbers, mobile number, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered.  Click on the link below to get started:

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Wilson County, Kansas is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Wilson County, Kansas Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Wilson County, Kansas website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Wilson County, Kansas collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Wilson County, Kansas also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Wilson County, Kansas. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Wilson County, Kansas for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Wilson County, Kansas Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Wilson County, Kansas public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Wilson County, Kansas does not read any of your private online communications.

Wilson County, Kansas encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Wilson County, Kansas so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Wilson County, Kansas is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Wilson County, Kansas and Wilson County, Kansas family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Wilson County, Kansas collects and uses your personal information to operate the Wilson County, Kansas Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Wilson County, Kansas also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Wilson County, Kansas and its affiliates. Wilson County, Kansas may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Wilson County, Kansas does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Wilson County, Kansas may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Wilson County, Kansas may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Wilson County, Kansas, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Wilson County, Kansas does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Wilson County, Kansas keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Wilson County, Kansas, in order to determine what Wilson County, Kansas services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Wilson County, Kansas to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Wilson County, Kansas Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Wilson County, Kansas or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Wilson County, Kansas; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Wilson County, Kansas, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Wilson County, Kansas Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Wilson County, Kansas pages, or register with Wilson County, Kansas site or services, a cookie helps Wilson County, Kansas to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Wilson County, Kansas Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Wilson County, Kansas features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Wilson County, Kansas services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Wilson County, Kansas secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Wilson County, Kansas secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Wilson County, Kansas will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Wilson County, Kansas encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Wilson County, Kansas is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Wilson County, Kansas welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Wilson County, Kansas has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Wilson County, Kansas at . We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.