Haskell County

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Haskell

Haskell County is named for Dudley C Haskell ( 1842-1883 ), a United States congressman from Lawrence, Kansas.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Finney County

E – Gray County and Meade County

S – Seward County

W – Grant County

 

Created:  March 23, 1887                       Map of Kansas highlighting Haskell County

County Seat:

Sublette  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sublette  

 

Location:  300 South Inman Street / East Chouteau Avenue

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  The Gibson and Mancini Partnership

Contractor:  McBride and Dehmer Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Sublette. The building forms a semi circle facing northwest around a grass courtyard. The roof line is flat. The building contains the courtroom.

 

History:  The first courthouse was a wood frame structure erected in Sublette in 1887. The second courthouse was designed by Smith & English and constructed by L E Riggs & Company in 1923. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1977 to 1978.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Sublette

 

 

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Photos taken 2007