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The City of Coldwater, Kansas is proud to serve its citizens and strives to provide the best possible public and utility services including water, sewer, trash and electric. Coldwater has a population of more than 820 residents along US Route 160 and US Route 183. Coldwater has a variety of shopping locations, medical care, education, cultural activities, outdoor recreation, agriculture, and industry. All together, these make Coldwater a highly diversified community.
Coldwater Lake is the only city, county, or state lake in southwest Kansas that permits water-related sports. It is a 250 acre man-made lake in a 930 acre park within the Coldwater City limits. Utilized by people from a large area of Kansas and Oklahoma, the lake provides ample facilities and opportunities for boating, swimming, fishing, bird watching and camping. Those with campers and trailers will find adequate campsites with water and electric hookups, as well as sanitary facilities at various points around the lake. Other camping and picnic areas have been built within the park, with more being added each year.