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When moving to a new community, knowing who to call for your major utility and technology services can be a difficult task. The Chamber maintains a Moving to Great Bend Guide that lists all the major service providers you’ll need to get in touch with when moving into your new place. See the Moving to Great Bend Guide.

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Provider: City of Great Bend
Phone: 620-793-4100


Provider: City of Great Bend

Ownership Type: Municipal

Rated Capacity: 3.6400 mgd
Phone: 620-793-4100


Provider Within City Limits

Wheatland Electric
Phone: 620-793-4223


Provider Outside City Limits

Midwest Energy
Ownership Type: Cooperative
Customers Served: 90,000
Phone: 620-792-1301


Provider: Kansas Gas Service
Phone: 800-794-4780


Provider: AT&T
Telephone & Data Services (Direct TV)
Phone: 620-603-4971

Provider: Cox Communications
CATV, Data, Digital Telephone

Phone: 1-866-684-7142

Provider: Nex-Tech
Telephone & Data Services

Phone: 1-877-625-7872



Great Bend, a first class city incorporated in 1872, follows a mayor-council-city administrator form of government. Two council members are elected from each of the four wards to serve staggered 4-year terms. The mayor is elected from the city at large; the city administrator is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the city council. The city council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the City Hall, 1209 Williams Street.


Barton County is made up of five districts with one representative elected from each district to serve staggered four-year terms on the County Commission. The County Administrator, County Clerk, County Treasurer, and other staff positions also report to the commission. The County Commission meets each Monday morning at 9 a.m. in room 106 of the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main Street in Great Bend, Kansas.


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