In light of the current Covid-19 crisis Mayor Jerry Wallis signed a Mayoral Proclamation concerning the potential impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to the City of Moran. This Proclamation will be in effect from 8:00 AM Monday, March 16th to 8:00 AM Tuesday, March 24th and directs Moran City Hall, Senior Center, Library, and 54 Fitness be closed to public access. Staff at City Hall may be reached by telephone at 620-237-4271 or email at cityclerk@morancity,org between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Utility payments may be made using the drop box or by credit/debit card by contacting the Clerk’s office.
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, convenience/gas station, grain company, restaurant, barber shop, beauty salon, 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 Pre-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 74th celebration is September 19, 2020.