Founded: 1912, Elev: 2956 feet, Population: 1273. Satanta is located in Haskell County
, within the Southwest Region
of the state, between Dodge City
on Highway 56 near Sublette. Named after Chief Satanta (Set-t'ainte or White Bear) of the Kiowa Indian tribe.
In addition to cattle production and agriculture, oil and natural gas production play major roles in the economy of the region. Along with many community events throughout the year, Satanta Day is held the second weekend in May each year. A display of their community's pride in their Native American heritage, the day-long celebration includes a parade, a barbeque, childrens' games, an all-school alumni reunion, and dances.
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Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
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a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.