Tribune Kansas en Greeley County, Kansas Fights Depopulation <p>In a town and county named in honor of Horacy Greeley, the man credited with saying "Go West, young man," officials fear for the town's survival after three decades of accelerating population decline.</p><p>Greeley County, Kansas does not have demographics on its side. Rural areas across the Great Plains tend to experience high death rates as baby boomers age and die, while young people move away.&nbsp; The county has lost over a third of its population since 1960. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Adam Vos 23551 at Greeley County, Kansas Fights Depopulation