Junction City, Kansas 

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Small Military Town - 10/7/2018
I moved to JC in 2009 because the government made me. Husband was active duty army. We brought two children with us. At the time they were high school and elementary school age. We chose JC as opposed to surrounding areas such as Manhattan or Abilene because of the school district. The school system offers a lot for the students. Both children graduated from the school system are now very successful in their endeavors. The downside of JC is there isn't much to do here. If you are an outdoors type you'll enjoy the local lakes, hunting etc. Other than that you have to drive. Manhattan is 30 minutes away and there you can find restaurants and shopping. K-State is there so it is a college town. Either JC or Manhattan has a nice movie theater. However any other type of entertainment your going to Wichita or KC.

Employment opportunities are either the school district or Ft Riley. Or you can commute to Manhattan 30 minutes. Cost of living is ok. Housing isn't Read More

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JC - 5/18/2010
Having a univeristy in your backyard and the Military Read More

Junction City - Pros/Cons - 4/13/2008
Pros:
1. Low cost of living and housing
2. Affordable place to live
3. Home to Fort Riley Military Reservation

Cons:
1. High crime rate
2. Poor school system
3. Not much to do
4. Bad weather
5. Overall one of the worst places to live in the Read More

Military Town - 10/1/2006
My young family lived in Junction City for a little over 2 years. It is a very military-oriented town with little other to offer employment-wise. Most people I knew there were in school over in Manhattan on the other side of Fort Riley. For the outdoorsy-type, there are a few lakes around with camping, fishing, hunting, watersports, etc....
The location makes it easy to get anywhere in a day's drive...(Indy, Denver, Dallas, Read More


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