Welcome to the Fort Scott Area!
Conveniently located at the intersection of US Highways 69 & 54, Fort Scott is a vibrant city positioned in the "Middle of Everywhere" making us an easily accessible Midwest destination!
History abounds in Fort Scott with the 1842 Fort Scott National Historic Site, National Cemetery No. 1, brick streets, and beautiful mansions; also, it appeals to today's trendy traveler with a variety for spa & massage, boutiques, art gallery & workshops, and first-class live entertainment.
Whether you're coming to shop or hunt, bringing a large group or having small meeting, we specialize in assisting you plan your perfect stay. Contact us today for customized itinerary ideas or to inquire about upcoming events in our town where there's always something unique to see and do.
The primary employment industries in Fort Scott include manufacturing of architectural window/doors, printing products, industrial belts, laboratory equipment/fume hoods, and fuel/lube trucks.
Additional sectors include general merchandise warehousing and distribution, masonry and restoration, health insurance claims processing, agriculture, retail, social services, healthcare, education and more!
The Chamber maintains a listing of landlords and current rental housing available.
The list may be found here online, or hard copies may be picked up at the Chamber.
We also have Rental Request Cards that may be filled out with specifics you are looking for and we will send that information out to local landlords.
Looking to buy?
You can click here and also find our Chamber member realtors and more information.
The Chamber and Economic Development foster business retention, expansion and recruitment the Fort Scott area by coordination of the community assets.
We work with current employers as well as recruit businesses that improve the quality of life for the citizens of Fort Scott.
The Chamber has a loan program for entrepreneurs and the new BWERC center offers a one-stop shop for SBDC, KANSASWORKS, and economic development.