Historic town with vision for the future.

Just after the opening of Kansas territory in 1854, frontier entrepreneurs found a falls on the Grasshopper River that they believed would serve well in powering a mill. Mills would be replaced by elevators and for a century, grinding agricultural produce and serving the farm community was the main commerce. Grasshopper Falls would be platted in 1855 and incorporated in 1869. The grasshopper invasion of the 1870s was devastating and not a good promotional tool for a new and aspiring town. Aided by Legislature, the name of the river was changed to the Delaware (an American Native tribe most dominant in the region) and the twice more named town, eventually became Valley Falls.

 

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City of Valley Falls Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!

(6/25/2019) We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and receive news and alerts via email and text. Let us know what you t...

Summer Has Finally Arrived!

(6/25/2019) The sun is out and summer is here! Enjoy the weather while it lasts and spend some time outside.

Need Help with City Services Schedule?

(6/25/2019) Confused which day is YOUR trash pickup day?  Does the City offer Recycling? When can I water my yard in the warmer months?  All these answers and so much more can be found on our new website. Don't see the information you need? Give us a call, we...