January 29, 1841

Several new counties were formed on this date including Adair, Andrew, Bates, Camden, Dade, Dallas, Grundy, Holt, Jasper, Osage, Ozark, Saint Clair, Scotland, Shannon, and Wright.


October 14, 1886

The Buffalo Reflex reported that, "The Kansas prodigals continue to return to old Dallas (County) thoroughly disgusted with that windy and grasshopper country."