Meade, the county seat of Meade [ME]
county, is located near the center of the county
at the intersection of US-54, US-160, and KS-23.
"If there is a more beautiful country than Meade Co. we know it not"
Both the city and county were named for General George C. Meade, the Union
commander at Gettysburg.
- - The Call, Pearlette (Meade County), Kansas, August 15, 1879
Places to visit
- The home of Eva Dalton Whipple was used as a hideout by the Dalton gang
in 1887. The house and barn, connected by a tunnel, are now a museum.
- The Meade State Lake is 13 miles southwest of Meade off KS-25.
There is also a state fish hatchery there.
- There's an old school building and a display of antique farming
equipment on Pearlette Street. It's part of the Historical Museum.
- Cottonwood trees shade a pretty park beside the creek on the east
side of town. Overnight camping is permitted.