Hesston is a place where industry, recreation and families blossom in Harvey County. Located only seven miles from Newton on Interstate 135, Hesston enjoys small town charm without lacking in conveniences. Many goods and services are available in and around Hesston, and Wichita is only 35 minutes away. It’s the best of both worlds; the peace and quiet of a small community, with the conveniences of a bigger city nearby.
AGCO's new state-of-the-art paint facility, opened July 2013. As the county's largest manufacturer and one of the region's largest employers, they provide jobs to over 1480 individuals.
Population (2011): 3,725
Area: 2.6 sq. miles
Median resident age: 37.2
Median household income (2009): $50,524
Proximity to major highways:
Hwy 50: 7 miles
Excel Industries, Inc.