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 List of Kansas Counties

Avilla | Coldwater | Gilead

Homesteading in Comanche County


The 1890 census does indicate a German settlement in the town of Avilla. Avilla was located south of Coldwater and ceased to exist as a town in the 1890s.


Information from Ellen Selzer, Library Director, Coldwater-Wilmore Regional Library.

Hours and Contacts

Monday,April 21 Forsyth will close at 10 pm because of no electricity

Spring Hours:
Sun:             1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:            10:00 am - 5:00 pm

For current month(s) and detailed information, please select desired month under announcements (below).

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
Contacts Directory
Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099