Halstead is clearly a city "on the move". It has an active Chamber of Commerce, and community leaders are positive and energetic. Truly a city of the future, Halstead has the "livability" of a bygone era. Life in Halstead consists of a wonderful blend of small-town friendliness, safety, and "family," while also providing access to services and amenities normally associated with communities much larger.
Halstead, which occupies a land area of just over one square mile, is located approximately 10 minutes west of Newton, Kansas, via US-50 and K-89 highways; about 25 minutes east of Hutchinson on US-50; and about 30 minutes northwest of Wichita, which is a metropolitan area of approximately 400,000 in population.
The 2010 population of Halstead was 2,085.
Boards & Commissions
Citizen boards and commissions appointed by the governing body include: