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The Kansas state capital is Topeka.

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The population of Gas is approximately 564 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 234 (2000), 216 (2010).

The amount of land area in Gas is 2.0 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Gas is 0.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gas to Washington DC is 1041 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gas is positioned 37.92 degrees north of the equator and 95.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Gas elevation is 1,020 feet above sea level.
Gas per capita income is $19,966 (2009).
Gas median income is $49,507 (2009).

The Gas median home price is $64,921 (2009).

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Gas location: in southeastern Kansas about 72 miles from Lawrence. Other nearby communities include La Harpe, Iola, Bassett, Humboldt, Colony, Moran, Lone Elm and Mildred.

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Gas history:

Gas was platted on 1 November 1898. The name came from the natural gas fields here. The founder of Gas is E.K. Taylor. After the initial strike of gas on 24 December 1893, the area boomed and natural gas was abundant. The production was as high as a billion feet per day, but then, in 1907, the pressure began to wane and within just a few years, most of the smelters had closed and the brick and cement plants also were shuttered. Without the natural gas, the community had no real business. Today the city remains small and no one in town has an income from natural gas sources.

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Gas attractions:

The slogan for Gas has a bit of humor to it. When Kansas is abbreviated, the slogan reads - Gas, Kan. Besides the play on words, the slogan itself often intrigues people into stopping to check it out.

Gas has a number of businesses, including a Cafe, car dealer, trucking company, golf course, appliance shop and more. Also located in Gas is one of a dying breed - a drive-in theater.

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