City of Plainville, Kansas


The area was first settled in 1877 by Hiram Keas. Plainville, previously known as Paradise Flats, was established in 1888, in Rooks County, Kansas. With the advent of the railway in the 1880's, Plainville became a bustling community on the prairie. Agriculture and oil production is the heart of the economy. Plainville supports a hospital, high school, grade school, parochial school, two banks, seven churches, grocery store, and many small businesses.