Not in Kansas anymore? Well, why not go back?
Anyone who’s ever driven cross country via I-70 knows that Kansas is in no shortage of open space. Kansas has had a declining population since the early 1900′s, so towns like Lincoln and Osbourne have taken to giving out free plots of land in order to entice new residents.
Depending on the city, there are different qualifications that you need to meet. You usually need to agree to build a single-family home on the land and live there for a set amount of time (5 years or so).
Check out all the cities that are giving away land at: http://www.kansasfreeland.com/
Lincoln, KS is a dump! There are NO jobs there, and if you’re looking for somewhere entertaining, you’re going to be driving a while to get anywhere. Lincoln is damn close to the middle of the state. KC is 4 hours to the East, Denver is about 4 hours to the West and WIchita is about 3 hours to the South. If you choose to move there, yes the land is plenty, but so are the opportunities for…watching grass grow!
I lived near there most of my life. I wouldn’t go back if you paid me. **Pun intended!**
Jen, May 21, 2012 at 10:13 am
LOL Yeah and you would be dodging tornadoes every spring and summer. I left the whole Midwest years ago and will never go back. Settled in Europe. Might retire in Thailand or Spain or anywhere but Kansas (though KU was fun as a kid. Go Jayhawks. ).
Euro Expat, June 3, 2012 at 7:09 pm
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