Durham students attend school in the Hillsboro Unified School District 410. Total enrollment as of 2015 for USD 410 is 597. Students can participate in a variety of activities including TSA, FCCLA and Scholar’s Bowl.
Durham is home to 108 (2013) residents. Durham offers a quiet community that enjoys access to many local attractions in neighboring cities including McPherson and Salina.
Durham is located west of highway KS-15. Salina is under an hour away and McPherson is under 40 minutes from Durham.
Durham Local Attractions/Activities
Durham is home to the First Baptist Church and Morning Star Mennonite Church. The Main Street Café is known through the state for great homemade cooking. Neighboring towns McPherson and Salina offer many local attractions.
Rolling Hills Zoo
Here you can get face-to-face with a rare white camel, an Indian rhino, a curious orangutan, an ornery aardvark or many of the other animals of the 100+ species of wildlife at home in the zoo. Great care has been taken to provide the animals spacious and naturalistic environments throughout 60 acres of beautifully landscaped park.
(Source- Rolling Hills Zoo-www.rollinghillswildlife.com)
Main Street Café
Owned and operated by Wendell and Linda Wedel, the Main Street Cafe in Durham, Kansas, is known across the state and across the nation for its “Good Ole Country Cooking.” They offer a little bit of everything, but specialize in varieties of homemade sausage and freshly baked, homemade pies.
(Source- Main Street Café-www.wedelcafe.com)
McPherson Water Park
You can select from an assortment of activities; cruise the 500 foot lazy river, a giant water slide, deep diving area, 8 lane 50 meter pool and a children’s spray recreation area. The McPherson Water Park offers fun for all ages!
(Source- McPherson Water Park-www.mcphersonwaterpark.com)