Tribune is located in Greeley County
(of which it is the county seat) and within the Southwest Region
of the state. Situated along the banks of White Woman Creek between Sharon Springs
at the junction of Highways 27 and 96.
The county is named for Horace Greeley (1811-1872) who was publisher of the New York Tribune and fought for Kansas' entry into the Union as a free state. He was also famous for his boosterism of the West: "Go west young man."