Area Information

Sublette is a city in and the county seat of Haskell County, Kansas.  As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,453.


The city of Sublette was named for 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”.

Satanta is a city in Haskell County, Kansas. The population was 1,239 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Kiowa Chief Satanta. Every year there is a celebration of Satanta’s Indian Heritage called Satanta Day.


The town of Satanta was named after Chief Satanta, a chief and warrior of the Kiowa Indian tribe. It should be pointed out that Satanta is the white man’s corruption of Set-t’ainte, the Kiowa word for White Bear.