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Cottonwood Falls is a city in Chase County, in the Emporia metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Cottonwood Falls is 38.372N. The longitude is -96.542W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 977.


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Median household income
Local
$28,947
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cottonwood Falls demographic reports
Cottonwood Falls is in the Flint Hills
Local festivals include:
  • Prairie Fire Festival - April 9-14, 2007
  • Flint Hills Folklife Festival - June 9-10, 2007
  • Broomweed Bluegrass Jam - Sept. 21-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cottonwood Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Chase County Historical Society Museum & Library, Roniger Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cottonwood Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chase County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66869 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Cottonwood Falls residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cottonwood Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cottonwood Falls was $15,166, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Cottonwood Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cottonwood Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $555.


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Libraries in Cottonwood Falls include Burnley Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Chase County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cottonwood Falls political report.

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The average commute time for Cottonwood Falls workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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