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CHASE, an E. central county of Kansas, watered by the Neosho river and its affluents; area, 757 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 1,975. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fé railroad traverses it. The chief productions in 1870 were 47,261 bushels of wheat, 104,626 of Indian corn, 26,748 of oats, and 8,605 tons of hay. There were 1,189 horses, 1,201 milch cows, 4,730 other cattle, 1,255 sheep, and 585 swine. Capital, Cottonwood Falls.