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Cottonwood Falls
Chase County, Kansas


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Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Cottonwood Falls is approximately 889 (1990), 903 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 432 (1990), 342 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cottonwood Falls is 1.495 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cottonwood Falls to Washington DC is 1108 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cottonwood Falls is positioned 38.36 degrees north of the equator and 96.54 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cottonwood Falls Historical Events

1931, March 31
On March 31, 1931, an airplane carrying Knute Rockne, legendary Notre Dame football coach, and 8 other persons crashed in a farm field between Bazaar, Kansas and Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. The crash of the airplane was reportedly the first crash of a regularly scheduled commercial plane in the United States (other commercial mail and passenger carrying planes had crashed, but none on a fixed schedule carried by an airliner), and led to the formation of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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