An incorporated city in Ness County
. Located on Kansas Stae Highway 96. A dozen or so miles to the east of Ness City
, which is the County Seat. Bazine is situated on the bank of the Walnut River
, below the merging of the two forks of that river.
Population of Bezine is 311 (2000). Elev.: 2,125 feet.
Ness County was created and named by an act of the Legislature of 1867. In 1873 the boundaries of the county were enlarged to 1,080 square miles. The county was named after Noah V. Ness, Corporal of Company G, Kansas Cavalry, who died of wounds received in battle at abbeyville, Miss., August 11, 1864.
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. crosses east and west in the center through Bazine, and the Missouri Pacific crosses the northern part east and west. The general surface is nearly level, the rise from the streams being so gradual that the bottom lands are not clearly defined.
The Pawnee River Tributary Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.