Coffey County

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Coffey

Coffey County is named for A M Coffey, who was a member of the Legislative Council of the Kansas Territory.

 

Created:  August 25, 1855

County Seat:

Burlington  1855 – present

 

County Courthouse – Burlington 

 

Location:  110 South 6th Street / Neosho Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Kiene & Bradley Architects of Topeka

Contractor:  Cornelius & Associates

 

Description: The building faces east and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has an overhanging center section supported by five pillars and with recessed entrance and glass panel wall.. The windows are vertical and narrow. The roof line is flat. On the south side of the front is a modern statue of Justice.

 

Note:  The present courthouse replaced the 1901 courthouse designed by J C Holland.

 

See:  The architect, Kiene & Bradley Architects of Topeka, designed courthouses in Greeley County, Jefferson County, Logan County, Morris County, Neosho County and Wilson County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Osage County 

E – Franklin County and Anderson County

S – Wilson County

W – Greenwood County and Lyon County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009