Gas

Gas
GAS

Status: Municipality
Population: 564
Established: 1898

The City of Gas began in 1898 after gas was discovered in Elm Township.  By 1910 the population in Gas City had boomed to 1,281.  Gas had a bank, daily and weekly newspaper, opera house, and a post office.  Gas has remained a bedroom community to Iola. Gas still has a bank, post office, convenience store, and other small businesses.  Gas has a large park and is home to the Country Club.