Coffey County

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

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Osage County 

E – Franklin County and Anderson County

S – Wilson County

W – Greenwood County and Lyon County

 

Created:  August 25, 1855                     Map of Kansas highlighting Coffey County

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 building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Burlington. 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.

 

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

 

History:  In 1866 the county seat was moved from Le Roy to Burlington and the first courthouse was erected. In 1901 the second courthouse was designed by J C Holland and constructed by Betts & Company. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1963 to 1964.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Burlington

 

 

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Photos taken 2009