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Chase County, Kansas

Date Established: February 11, 1859
Date Organized: March 15, 1859
Location: Kansas map showing location of Chase County
County Seat: Cottonwood Falls
Origin of Name: Named for Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873), in turn governor of Ohio, United States senator, Secretary of the Treasury, and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Bazaar Township  93 
Cedar Township  93 
Cottonwood Township  139 
Diamond Creek Township  241 
Falls Township  1,126 
Homestead Township  45 
Matfield Township  119 
Strong Township  634 
Toledo Township  300 
Total population: 2,790 

Township map of Chase County, 2000
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)
2000 (3,030)
2010 (2,790)
Other Resources: Post offices in Chase County
Cemeteries in Chase County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Chase County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Chase County page [Blue Skyways]
Chase County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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