Graham County

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Graham

Graham County is named for Captain John L Graham, of the eight regiment, Kansas infantry, who was killed at Chickamauga, Tennessee, September 19, 1863.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Norton County

E – Rooks County

S – Trego County

W – Sheridan County

 

Created:  February 26, 1867                  Map of Kansas highlighting Graham County

County Seat:

Hill City  1880 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hill City  

 

Location:  410 North Pomeroy Street / East McFarland Street

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Mann and Company of Hutchinson

Contractor:  Mann and Company of Hutchinson

 

Description: The building faces south and is a one story structure with glass and concrete construction. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Hill City. The main entrance is on the south side with a glass entrance hall. The east front extends south from the main building. The roof of the center section is higher than the rest of the building. The roof line is flat.  

 

See:  The architect,  Mann & Company of Hutchinson, designed courthouses in Ellis County, Ellsworth CountyLane County, Pratt County, Republic County, Scott County, Stafford County and Stevens County.

 

History:  The first courthouse was constructed by James P Pomeroy and W R Hill in Hill City in 1888. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1957 to 1958.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Hill City

 

 

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Photos taken 2007