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.

History

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.

History

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.