History of Wichita

With a population of nearly 400,000, Wichita, Kansas is the largest city in the state. Wichita is located in Sedgwick County in south-central Kansas. Similar to other states in the Great Plains region, Wichita is steeped in industrial history. Wichita is known as the Air Capital of the World due to its role as a hub for aircraft manufacturing for companies such as Beechcraft, Cessna, Learjet, and more in the early 20th century. Some of these companies still operate out of the city.

Common Wildlife in Wichita

Wichita experiences humidity in its hot summers and dry, cold winters. This weather can invite wildlife critters for a variety of reasons. Critters like squirrels, skunks, raccoons, mice, bats, rodents, birds, and moles are common in the area.