Is Neewollah Cancelled?

Is Neewollah Cancelled?

Neewollah Board Modifies Neewollah 2020 Due to the evolving Covid-19 health crisis, the Neewollah Board has reached the difficult decision to cancel all Neewollah events with the exception of the Queen Neelah LXXIX pageant and the Medallion Hunt.

Where is Neewollah celebrated?

Today Neewollah is the largest annual celebration in Kansas. The city of Independence will grow from a town of just under 10,000 inhabitants to 75,000 in the final days of the now 10-day celebration.

How long does Neewollah last?


Neewollah Festival
Ends 30 October 2021
Frequency Yearly, last week of October
Location(s) Penn, Independence, Kansas 67301
Years active 102

Who founded Independence Kansas?

George A. Brown
Independence was settled on land that was purchased from the Osage Indians in September 1869 by George A. Brown for the price of $50; they were being moved to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. He originally called the townsite Colfax after Schuyler Colfax, vice president under President Ulysses S. Grant.

What does Halloween spelled backwards?

About NeewollahNeewollah celebration (Halloween spelled backwards) began in 1919 as an effort to provide positive activities for kids of all ages in place of the typical Halloween pranks that occurred in the community of Independence, Kansas.

What county is Independence KS?

Montgomery County

Is Independence Kansas a good place to live?

It’s a good place to raise a family! Independence, Kansas is a relatively clean little two year college town. It needs a full fledged hospital, but has a new medical facility, it is LaBette Health, and is ran by the hospital in a neighboring town called Parsons, Ks.

What is the crime rate in Independence Kansas?

With a crime rate of 62 per one thousand residents, Independence has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 16.

What is the population of Independence Kansas 2020?


Population, Census, April 1, 2020 8,548
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,483
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent  6.1%

Is Independence Kansas a safe place to live?

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