Dodge City Essential Info

Overview

Dodge City is a town in Western region of Kansas.

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Basics

Best Time To Go

Apr-Sep

Current Time

Current Weather

19 °F

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Fun Facts

  1. Dodge City was once home or visited by such notables as Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Big Nose Kate, and Clay Allison, earning its reputation as the most wicked town in the Old West.
  2. Meat packing is the primary industry in Dodge City.
  3. The Boot Hill Museum, located downtown, contains thousands of artifacts and a variety of exhibits portraying the culture of the city’s early years.
  4. Dodge City was the setting of the long-running radio and television series Gunsmoke.
  5. Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist, who was born in Dodge City.

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