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Coffey County, Kansas

110 S 6th St
Burlington, KS 66839
Phone: (620) 364-2191
Fax: (620) 364-8975
www.coffeycountyks.org

In eastern KS, east of Emporia; organized Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Kiowa County. Name Origin: For Col. Asbury M. Coffey, a Confederate officer and settler from MO; first known white man in KS; served as a member of the Bogus Legislature in 1855

Area (sq mi):: 654.57 (land 629.75; water 24.82) Population per square mile: 13.80
Population 2005: 8,683 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 8,865 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,337; median household $37,839; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,002-$28,275
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Located in Coffey County, Kansas, Wolf Creek Generating Station is Kansas' only nuclear power plant.
In March 1884, reports of foot-and-mouth disease in neighborhood cattle herds were enough to stir near hysteria in Coffey County, Kansas.
The original issuance of PCRRBs was used to refinance the cost of pollution control, sewage treatment, and solid waste disposal facilities at the Wolf Creek Generating Station located near the City of Burlington in Coffey County, Kansas.
Project Location: Coffey County, Kansas, United States
ReSource America already has numerous projects underway that have proven in their early stages of development that the region appears to be rich in coal bed methane," Branagan said, noting that the company currently employs about 20 local area operations personnel and has spent in excess of $10 million over the past five months developing its Coal Creek Project in centrally located Coffey County, Kansas.
Blankenship stated, "We calculate that Petrol's properties under lease in Coffey County, Kansas and western Missouri have spacing to drill and develop a potential 1,700 wells, compared to a potential 170 wells in the just acquired Cherokee Basin property.
Blankenship stated: "We calculate that Petrol's properties under lease in Coffey County, Kansas and Western Missouri have spacing to drill and develop a potential 1,700 wells, compared to a potential 170 wells in the just acquired Cherokee Basin property.
The initial target for that program will be the Coal Creek Project in Coffey County, Kansas.
The initial target for the program will be the Coal Creek Project in Coffey County, Kansas.
Funds raised from the unit offering are planned to be used to initiate field development of Petrol's Coal Bed Methane ("CBM") project on its Coal Creek Project in Coffey County, Kansas, acquire additional mineral acreage and producing properties, and for general working capital.