Pratt County

Pratt County, Kansas

PO Box 885
Pratt, KS 67124
Phone: (620) 672-4115
Fax: (620) 672-9541

In south-central KS, west of Wichita; established Feb 26, 1867. The county was fradulently organized with no bona fide settlers at the time. Official recognition was given in 1879. Name Origin: For Lt. Caleb Pratt (?-1861), Union officer killed at battle of Wilson's Creek, MO

Area (sq mi):: 735.76 (land 734.99; water 0.76) Population per square mile: 12.90
Population 2005: 9,496 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 9,647 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,906; median household $35,529; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,562-$25,639
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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M2 EQUITYBITES-May 13, 2013-Northumberland Resources Inc to spud new well in Pratt County, Kansas(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Oil and gas company Northumberland Resources Inc (OTCQB:NHUR) revealed on Monday that it is drilling a new well, called the Larrison number five, on its Sawyer Field Lease in Pratt County, Kansas.
Pratt County had three crossing accidents in 2010 resulting in two fatalities.
Landowners and gas producers in northeast Pratt County and parts of Kingman County stand to lose millions in income after Northern Natural Gas Company won federal approval to expand its Cunningham storage field for 12,320 acres under their land.
In the short term, however, Northern s victory before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will cost Pratt County taxing entities more than $630,000 in lost revenue because the individual landowners and gas producers pay more in taxes on their producing wells than Northern will pay once it shuts those wells down to contain its migrating gas.
Monday, sitting in his market car in a parking lot on the Pratt County Community College campus.
Chris Mammoliti, an employee of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, has already asked the Pratt County school board to teach something called "intelligent design," a religious concept advanced by creationists that says life is too complex to have evolved through natural selection so there must have been a designer.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2011-Northumberland Resources Inc reports first sales from Pratt County Kansas oil project(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 8, 2011-Northumberland Resources announces first sale of oil from Pratt County Kansas oil project(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS