In 2004, a group of community leaders in Cowley County, Kansas met to discuss the future of the County. Cowley First, a community-visioning sponsor, whose purpose is to enhance economic vitality and quality of life in Cowley County, devised a plan to bring a Community Health Center to Cowley County. Through the efforts of these community leaders, they were able to prove that the need in Cowley was great and the people in the community were in desperate need of a community-based Health Center. So with that, they began the long process of establishing the Health Center in Cowley County.
Selected as #56 in an edition of The 100 Best SMALL TOWNS in AMERICA, Winfield maintains a progressive philosophy while preserving a sense of its history and natural beauty. Winfield has its own special mix of commercial, recreational and residential development. From the charm of the historic downtown to its internationally known industries and Fortune 500 companies, Winfield strives to be a part of the global economy while retaining that comfortable small-town feel.
Winfield is full of exciting things to do and see, starting with the great little shops in a historic downtown! Folks come from all over for the outstanding shopping in Winfield. You'll find home decor, clothing jewelry, quilting and knitting supplies, gifts, flowers, gardening and more! Take time out from shopping to visit some of the sites in Winfield like the Kansas Vietnam War Memorial or the Cowley County Historical Museum. End your day with a relaxing stroll in one of Winfield's 10 fabulous parks.