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Chase County, Kansas

PO Box 529
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Phone: (620) 273-6423
Fax: (620) 273-6617

In east-central KS, west of Emporia; organized Feb 11, 1859 (prior to statehood) from Butler County. Name Origin: For Salmon Portland Chase (1808-73), U.S. senator from OH (1849-53), governor of OH (1855-59), and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1864-73)

Area (sq mi):: 778.01 (land 775.89; water 2.12) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 3,081 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 3,030 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,422; median household $32,656; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,079-$28,785
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chase County, Nebraska

PO Box 1299
Imperial, NE 69033
Phone: (308) 882-5266
Fax: (308) 882-7552

On the southwestern border of NE, southwest of North Platte; organized Apr 24, 1886 from Keith County. Name Origin: For Champion S. Chase (?-1898), mayor of Omaha, NE, and first attorney general of NE

Area (sq mi):: 897.63 (land 894.50; water 3.14) Population per square mile: 4.30
Population 2005: 3,866 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -7.10% Population 2000: 4,068 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,490; median household $32,351; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,412-$26,598
Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 12.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Chase County Community Hospital board of directors is investigating the possibility of building a new hospital in Imperial.
Chase County Schools Superintendent Joseph Lefdal has steered his Nebraska district away from drug testing after seeing negative consequences at his previous district.
GREAT SCOTT Scott Borthwick (second left) was among the wickets at The Oval yesterday as Durham chase County Championship victory against Surrey
Luke's Denver and Chase County Hospital in Nebraska.
While the men chase County Championship success in Cardiff, South Wales ladies take on Dorset, North of Scotland plus Durham and Cleveland at Newport Tennis Centre.
The third plant, to be built near Imperial in Chase County, will break ground in the spring of 2007 and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2008.
Constructed by Thomas Scott, the mill is located on the Frenchman River in Chase County, near the town once known as Hamilton.
Jordan made improvements to the mill and dam, and in 1899, he began producing the Home Flour brand which, according to an issue of the Chase County Enterprise, was said to give excellent satisfaction.
When the motion of the land picks up momentum, when the steep hillsides rise and fall away in swells and troughs that roll from horizon to horizon, you've reached the Flint Hills of Chase County, Kansas - the location of the ranch I have come to see.
Born and raised in Chase County, Sue moved away for years, but had a need to find her roots and get back to the basics.