Welcome to the City of Moran, a community rich in history located in Allen County, Kansas. The City Council is please to launch Moran's new web site to share with you the services and opportunities provided by the City of Moran. You will find a brief summary of our services in our Welcome to Moran Brochure.
Moran is located at the junction of U.S. Highway 54 and U.S. Highway 59 in Allen County in southeastern Kansas, approximately 100 miles south of Kansas City. Iola is 13 miles to the west and Fort Scott is 28 miles to the east. Moran has a population of 529.
Serving the town and the surrounding rural community are several civic organizations, a public library, and four churches. Grocery store, bank, antique store, convenience/gas station, grain company, restaurant, barber shop, beauty salons, funeral chapel, day care, construction company, insurance agency, and locker are among the businesses that provide services to the area. The USD 256 facility, which houses grades K through 12, was renovated when classroom and a large commons area were added. The Senior/ Community Center on Cedar Street is busy with local activities.
A community celebration -Moran Days - is held each September. The 70th celebration is September 17, 2016.