Osage County is named for the Osage River which is named after the French corruption of the name of the Native American tribe “Washazhe”.
Created: February 11, 1859
Lyndon 1859 – present
County Courthouse – Lyndon
Location: 717 Topeka Street / West 8th Street
Built: 1922 – 1923
Architect: William Earl Hulse & Company of Hutchison
Contractor: Montgomery S Green of Manhattan
Description: The building faces west and is a three story buff brick, limestone and reinforced concrete structure. The west front has limestone facing on the first story with an arch at the central entrance. Four large columns rise from the second story to a wide header at the top of the third story. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Osage County Courthouse
N – Shawnee County
S – Coffey County
Photos taken 2009