A little about Derby
Large enough to have all the amenities you need, yet still small enough to feel like home - Derby truly is the place to be. This is a place where you can raise your family, grow your business, and retire in a community you'll love forever.
The history of Derby
In the early spring of 1869, the Alexander Garrett family brought their covered wagon to a stop on the bank of Spring Creek after a long journey from Ohio. They took out a claim and later built a sod house, and that’s where the city known today as Derby began. The city was formally established by Hart Minnich and John Hufbauer when they filed a plat on July 11, 1871. Hufbauer was originally from an area near El Paso, Illinois and decided the new city should bear the name El Paso. By 1880 the railroad had pushed further south and the mail for El Paso, Kansas, and El Paso, Texas, was constantly mixed up. To ease this problem, the railroad depot was named Derby, after one of the railroad officials, C.F. Derby. Gradually, residents began to call the town Derby.
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Businesses in Derby, Kansas
Here is a collection of local Derby, Kansas businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.