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About Colby

Colby | Oasis on the Plains

Right in the corner of Northwest Kansas; just 53 miles from Colorado and 50 miles from Nebraska, and just off Interstate 70 is Colby. 6000 smiling faces waiting to welcome you to our hometown.

Facts About Colby

  • Population: 5,578

  • Median age: 34.5

  • Elevation: 3,160

  • JR Colby obtained a patent to establish Colby in April 1884

  •  Colby is 212 miles east of Denver and 232 Miles northwest of

How To Get Around

  • Colby Walking Trails

  • Bicycling (walking trails are wide enough)

  • Colby Taxi Service 785-462-TAXI

  • Colby TransportationVan 785-443-9208

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