Harvey County

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Harvey County is named for James M Harvey, who was a Governor of the State of Kansas and a United States Senator.

 

Created:  March 7, 1872

County Seat:

Newton  1872 – present

 

County Courthouse – Newton  

 

Location:  800 North Main Street / East 8th Street

Built:  1965 – 1966

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Miller Hiett Dronberger & Arbuckle of Hutchinson

Contractor:  Law- Pollitt Construction Company, Inc. of Wichita

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has vertical concrete dividers with red colored brick on the south two sections and glass on the north three sections. The roof line is flat.  The building is located on spacious grounds with the old courthouse cornerstone in front of the building.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Holland & Squires and constructed by Crosby & Son in 1906.

 

Courthouses: 

N – McPherson County and Marion County

E – Marion County and Butler County

S – Sedgwick County

W – Reno County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010