Moving to Chase County

Rural Opportunity Zone
Chase County has been designated as a Rural Opportunity Zone. By moving to Chase County, you may qualify for a Kansas income tax waiver for up to five years.

To be eligible for Kansas income tax waivers, individuals must have:

  • Established residency in Chase County on or after July 1, 2011
  • Lived outside Kansas for five or more years immediately prior to establishing residency in a Chase County
  • Earned less than $10,000 in Kansas Source Income in each of the five years immediately prior to establishing residency in Chase County

For more information visit the Kansas Department of Commerce.

Jobs
Local industries include livestock/ranching, light manufacturing, tourism and ag support services.
USD 284 Employment
Valent Careers

Rather work for yourself? Chase County is the perfect place to escape the rat race and become your own boss. See our Opportunities for Entrepreneurs.

Schools
Chase County has excellent, safe public schools. Our Elementary school won the 2014 Kansas Green School of the Year award for its Outdoor Learning Center. Higher education opportunities are available nearby in Emporia, 20 minutes from Chase County, at Flint Hills Technical College and Emporia State University.

Housing
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Health Services
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County Quick Facts:

  • Population: 2,757
  • Population per square mile: 3.9
  • Distance to nearest city: 23 miles (Emporia)
  • Distance to major metro: 74 miles (Topeka)
  • Newspaper: Chase County Leader News
  • Airport: FAA LID: 9K0
  • Major Highways: Scenic Byway 177, US 50, I-35
  • Average High Temp in January: 28.7
  • Average High Temp in July: 79.6

 


 COUNTY UTILITIES


ELECTRIC

Westar Energy
Residential: 800-383-1183
Business: 800-401-5666
Power Outage Reporting: 800-544-4857

GAS

Atmos Energy
888-286-6700
800-322-8667 Gas Emergency

WATER

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TELEPHONE

AT&T
Residential: 464-7928
Business: 800-499-7928
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TV

Cable One
620-342-3535
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Direct TV
855-678-2754
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Dish TV
877-894-7575
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February 2017 Events

·-        Every Friday Night 7:30pm “Emma Chase Friday Night Music” in Cottonwood Falls ·-        February 1-28, The Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West Traveling Exhibit at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery ·-        February 11, 11:30am Legislative Coffee at the Grand Central Hotel ·-        February 11, 6:30pm Game Night at…

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