Place:Chase, Kansas, United States

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NameChase
Alt namesChasesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
CSsource: Wikipedia
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.3°N 96.583°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1859 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Chase County (county code CS) is a county located in Central Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 2,790. Its county seat and most populous city is Cottonwood Falls. Chase County is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The county has been the subject of a book by William Least Heat-Moon. Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne died in a 1931 plane crash in the county. The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve was established in the county in 1996. The center of population of Kansas is located in Chase County, about four miles north of Strong City.

Chase County should not be confused with the city of Chase, which is located in Rice County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1859 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1866 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1885 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 808
1870 1,975
1880 6,081
1890 8,233
1900 8,246
1910 7,527
1920 7,144
1930 6,952
1940 6,345
1950 4,831
1960 3,921
1970 3,408
1980 3,309
1990 3,021

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External links

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/chase/index.html


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