Sublette Cooperative grain elevator (2010)
|Named for||William Sublette|
|• Total||0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)|
|• Land||0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,913 ft (888 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,600/sq mi (610/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|FIPS code||20-68775 |
|GNIS ID||0470607 |
History[change | change source]
Sublette was created in 1912. It was named after William Lewis Sublette, a French Huguenot who was a partner in the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. Sublette was a mountain man, fur trapper and pioneer who blazed a trail through the area and was known by the local natives as "Cut Face".
The first post office in Sublette was created in January 1913.
Geography[change | change source]
Climate[change | change source]
People[change | change source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
2010 census[change | change source]
Media[change | change source]
The Haskell County Monitor-Chief is the local newspaper.
Sublette is in the Wichita-Hutchinson, Kansas television market. KDGL-LD is licensed to Sublette Kansas and is the flagship station of High Plains Broadcasting, LLC. KDGL broadcasts on RF channel 23 carrying 6 video streams. Current Networks are Retro TV, Tuff TV, AMG TV, Launch TV, TheWalk TV, and PBJ TV. KDGL uses TV23 as branding for all 5 licenses including Dodge City, Garden City, Liberal, and Ulysses. Sublette was chosen for its central location in the Southwest Kansas Market and to streamline future news gathering for NewsWest23 newscasts.
Famous people[change | change source]
- Jack Christiansen, Hall of Fame football player for the Detroit Lions
- Shalee Lehning, former professional basketball player for the Atlanta Dream, and associate head coach on the Northern Colorado women's basketball team
- Otto Schnellbacher, (1923-2008), played both basketball and football (American) professionally
- Ted Trimpa, Democratic strategist and political consultant
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- Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 206.
- Kansas Place-Names, John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 121 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7.
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Climate Summary for Sublette, Kansas
- "Kansas TV Markets". EchoStar Knowledge Base. Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2011-05-28.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-07-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Jack Christiansen". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on February 8, 2007. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "Shalee Lehning". K-State. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "Otto Ole Schnellbacher". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sublette, Kansas.|
- USD 374, local school district
- Sublette City Map, KDOT