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Paola, KS Contractors

Located approximately 20 minutes south of the Kansas City Metro Area, Paola, Kansas, county seat of Miami County, is a friendly city with an over 150-year history. The largest city in Miami County, Paola, KS has seen significant growth in the past decade, bringing both residents and visitors a uniquely charming combination of urban and rural life.

Area History

Originally named Peoria Village in honor of Baptiste Peoria, who led the Native American Confederated Allied Tribe in the late 1820s and early 1830s, the Indian-settlement-turned-thriving-city was later renamed Paola by Father Paul D. Ponziglione, who named it after a small town in Italy. Additional settlers streamed in during the next two decades and the town grew. By 1888, after the first oil well had been drilled there and the first oil refinery built, Paola earned the distinct honor of becoming a regular stop on the Kansas-City-Fort Scott and Gulf Railroad.

Geography

Nestled snugly in the heart of Miami County, Paola is located in East Central Kansas, not far from the Kansas-Missouri border. The cozy community encompasses a total area of 5.32 square miles, providing the perfect setting for a peaceful and enjoyable getaway, minus the often-hectic pace of life in the big city.

Population/Demographics

The city's population of 5,731 reflects an increase of 10 percent since 2000. Median resident age in Paola is 39 years old, and the thriving community is home to 2,227 households, of which 39 percent have children. The majority of area residents hold at least a high school diploma, with many possessing a college or professional degree. Education is a key part of life in Paola, KS, and the town features Fort Scott Community College and several quality public and private schools.

Local Activities and Attractions

Paola and its surrounding communities enjoy a variety of events, activities and attractions that make the area a pleasant place to visit. The town's always-anticipated two-day annual August Roots Festival features live music, ethnic dance, food, crafts, rides, and more. Thousands of festival-goers throng to Paola's Historic Park Square each year to participate in the festivities. This event alone will make your summer visit to Paola a memorable one. Other local area attractions include the Miami County Historical Museum, Splashtacular Water Park, and a variety of local restaurants, parks and area golf courses.

Climate

Paola, KS weather patterns bring large seasonal temperature variations. The average high in July runs a hot and humid 90 degrees F, making a visit to the local pool or water park a highly desirable summer activity. The area's typical January low of 19 degrees F makes winter a great time to snuggle up indoors in the warmth and coziness of a state-of-the-art Mitsubishi Electric ductless heat pump.

Paola, KS Ductless Air Conditioning

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