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Time Zone: Chase County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Cottonwood Falls is the Seat for Chase County.

Chase County was founded February 11, 1859. Chase was created by taking area from Butler and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chase had a population of 2,798 people. This is a decrease of 7.66% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,030 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chase represented 0.11% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 93rd most populous county (out of 105 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20102,790-7.92%-0.29% since 2009
20092,798-7.66%-0.82% since 2008
20082,821-6.9%-0.98% since 2007
20003,030The Last Census

More information can be found on the Chase County Census Page for Chase County.


Below are some of the communities located in Chase County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Chase County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cottonwood Falls   8769669.32% decrease  
Strong City   5275849.76% decrease  
Matfield Green   57605% decrease  
Cedar Point   50535.66% decrease  
Elmdale   47506% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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