Gove County

Gove County, Kansas

520 Washington St
Gove, KS 67736
Phone: (785) 938-2300
Fax: (785) 938-4486

In west-central KS, west of Hays; organized Mar 3, 1868 from Rooks County. Name Origin: For Capt. Grenville L. Gove (?-1864), Union army officer from KS

Area (sq mi):: 1071.47 (land 1071.38; water 0.09) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 2,763 State rank: 93 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.90%; 1990-2000 -5.00% Population 2000: 3,068 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 42.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,852; median household $33,510; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,533-$24,717
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Future phases of the project are expected to extend the pipeline north to Gove County, Kansas and east to Kingman County, Kansas.
The oil well, christened Bonita Springs 4A is located eight miles southeast of Oakley in Gove County, Kansas.
Saxon") (Pink Sheets:SXNOF) (TSX VENTURE:SXN) (FRANKFURT:OVG) (BERLIN:OVG) has agreed to participate in an exploratory oil well in Ellis County, Kansas and the re-entry and workover of a well in Gove County, Kansas.