Storm shelters are located at:


Community Storm Shelter                   Chetopa School-Kids during school

529 Locust                                        216 N. 5th 

Chetopa, KS                                         Chetopa, KS

Community Resources / Organizations

Chetopa Chamber of Commerce

Debbie Yost, President


Chetopa Chamber of Commerce is available to business owners that want to take an active part in their community. The Chamber sponsors the annual Easter, Halloween and Christmas events for the area children. They have monthly dinner meetings the 1st Monday of each month and hold fundraisers through out the year.

Chetopa Senior Center

Site mgr: Janie Jakee

201 Maple

Chetopa, KS



Meals on Wheels: M-F
Exercise Classes: M-W-F
Game Day: Thurs afternoon
Pot Luck Dinner: 3rd Sat @ Noon

Contact hrs: 9:00 - 11:30 or leave a message.
Game Day contact: Chuck Thompson 620-236-7537

Community Bible Ladies Building

Sherry Nash

300 Cherry

Chetopa, KS



Accepts donations to help people in community with their needs; also hold rummage sales several times a year. Check community calendar for dates.

Chetopa Public Library

312 Maple St.

Melissa Livingston, Librarian


Hours: M, T, Thu, F 1:00pm - 5:00pm; Wed 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

Large selection of books; 3 computers with public internet access & printing capability; public copier (fee for copies); small selection of movies.

The Library also offers home delivery and pickup to the homebound. There is a meeting room in the back of the library that can be reserved for meetings, baby or wedding showers, etc. The rental fee is $25.00.

Chetopa Memorial VFW Post #10508

Bill Buckley

1010 Maple

Chetopa, KS



Meet on 2nd Monday of month at Mae Lessley Community Center at 6 p.m. during winter hours and 7 p.m. during the summer.


Established in 1988 and active since then. All eligible veterans are invited to join this service organization. We are a small post but take part in the community, providing a Color Guard for Memorial Day, 9/11 Patriot's Day, Homecoming, POW/MIA activities, Christmas Parade and assist with funeral details.
We have a Poppy Campaign every Veterans Day and participate in annual Pumpkin Parade. We also present a $100 Scholarship to a graduating senior.

Chetopa Memorial VFW Aux #10508

Joyce Buckley, President

1010 Maple

Chetopa, KS



Meet on 2nd Monday of month at First Christian Church in the Fellowship Hall at 7pm.


Established in 1993 and active since then. Mothers, sisters, wives and daughters of eligible VFW veterans are invited to join. We are a small organization but actively participate in the community by sponsoring Red Cross blood drives, conduct annual Memorial Day service as well as seeing that grave flags are placed on all veterans graves at Oakhill Cemetery, participate in 9/11 Patriots Day, POW/MIA Day at USD 505 and the annual Pumpkin Parade. We also give a $100 Scholarship to a graduating senior.

Chetopa Ministerial Alliance

The Chetopa Ministerial Alliance is made up of all of the ministers in Chetopa Kansas. They join together to help those in need in our community and those passing through.

The ministerial alliance is responsible for the Angel Tree each year, the special Community Services for Easter & Thanksgiving, they put on the Living Nativity, and they also supply food for the food bank.


President: Raymond Whetstone


Sec/Tres: Terry Robison



Chetopa Housing, Inc.

501 Plum St.

Chetopa, KS


Mulberry Estates

625 Mulberry Street

Chetopa, KS 67336


Chetopa Manor

Chetopa Manor is a 38 bed skilled facility in Southeast Kansas, located 8 miles from the Oklahoma state line. They proudly serve the Kansas counties of Labette and Cherokee. In addition, our close proximity to Oklahoma has allowed us to regularly admit residents from Craig and Ottawa counties as well.


814 Walnut ST

Chetopa, KS 67336



Other Community Treasures

Chetopa Historical Museum

Sandy Baldridge, Curator

406 Locust St.


Hours: 4/6 - 9/30: W, Th, F 1:00p-4:00p

Other times by appointment; call 620-236-7121 or 620-423-9470

Historical Displays and Materials available for viewing including some geneology.

Oak Hill & St. Rose Cemeteries

Managed by Chetopa mayor & city council.

Just off Hwy 59 @ Oak Hill Rd.

Plots are $200 ea.

Contact Patty Wilkinson for more information.

US Post Office

519 Maple St.

Chetopa, Ks




Available Resources

Wheels For Wishes

A car donation and recycling program that benefits Make-A-Wish Kansas. Many cities have found them to be a helpful resource because they are a free and local service that accepts unwanted vehicles for recycling. Clicking on the link above will take you to their website where you can learn more.

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