Chautauqua County is named for Chautauqua County in the State of New York.
Created: March 30, 1875
Sedan 1875 – present
County Courthouse – Sedan
Location: 215 North Chautauqua Street / Elm Street
Built: 1917 – 1918
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: George P Washburn & Sons of Ottawa
Contractor: L F Nebelong
Description: The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and limestone structure. The building faces east and was completed in 1918. The east front has a large portico supported by four high columns rising to a wide header at the roof line. The base of the building is course white colored stone. A horizontal belt of stone runs above the second story windows. The roof line is flat.
Note: The architect, George P Washburn & Sons, designed courthouses in Anderson County, Atchison County, Butler County, Doniphan County, Franklin County, Harper County, Kingman County, Miami County, Pratt County and Woodson County, and Beaver County in Oklahoma.
N – Elk County
W – Cowley County
Photos taken 2010