Life in Manhattan
Manhattan is a small, welcoming town.
Manhattan is located in Kansas, in the scenic Flint Hills region.
Manhattan is also known as “the Little Apple” as a play on New York’s Manhattan, “the Big Apple”.
Manhattan has a population of about 53,000 people (2010 Census) and it is home to Kansas State University, an academic community of some 24,000 students.
Read more about Manhattan in the Manhattan Kansas – The Little Apple: Official Guide.
Read more about the History of Manhattan and Riley County, Kansas.
Here is more information about Manhattan.
City Map and Driving Directions
|Several maps of Manhattan offer different views of our town (made by the City of Manhattan).|
|How to get to Manhattan and K-State? Check those driving directions to Manhattan and K-State|
Manhattan’s public transportation is ATA Bus.
The public buses follow 4 fixed routes.
You can also call the ATA Bus to make a reservation for a specific pick-up time and location. The phone number is (785) 537-6345. You need to call 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride.
You can call a taxi to get around Manhattan.
Here are some taxi companies:
You can also call a UBER taxi using the UBER app on your cellphone.
It is easy to buy a new or a used vehicle in Manhattan. Before purchasing a vehicle, however, you need to have a driver’s license.