About Baldwin City
The midwest is full of small towns with rich historical anecdotes. What makes Baldwin City different?
Baldwin City is a small, historic town of 4,700 people in Douglas County, KS, located along the Santa Fe trail route. There are two gas stations, one stop light, the first four-year co-ed university in Kansas, and enough community spirit and pride to go around for everyone.
Baldwin City is comprised of five at-large city council members elected by open public vote.
The City Administrator is responsible for carrying out City Policy in daily administration.
The Baldwin City Fire Department was chartered on February 4, 1910 as a volunteer fire department and has been an active volunteer department ever since.
Baldwin City has a professional police force comprised of 12 employees.
The Public Works Department maintains 12 employees under the direction of the Public Works Director.
Electric Production is the domain of three full time power plant employees, while Electric Distribution falls to four linemen.
Administration, Utility Billing, Communications, and Municipal Court are all functions handled by employees housed at City Hall.
803 8th Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006
PO Box 86
Hours: 8-5, M-F
Glenn Rodden, City Administrator