Towanda is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,450.
In 2010, the Keystone XL Pipeline was constructed a few blocks west of Towanda (immediately west of SW River Valley Rd), running north to south through Butler County, with much controversy over tax exemption and environmental concerns (if a leak ever occurs).
Towanda is located at 37°47′45″N 96°59′58″W / 37.79583°N 96.99944°W / 37.79583; -96.99944 (37.795921, -96.999380), along the Whitewater River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.