Pawnee County is named for the Pawnee Native American tribe who resided in the region.
Created: February 26, 1867
Larned 1872 – present
County Courthouse – Larned
Location: 715 Broadway Street / West 7th Street
Built: 1917 – 1919
Architect: William Earl Hulse & Company of Hutchison
Contractor: William Foley
Description: The building faces east and is is a four story buff colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and has a high central portico supported by four high columns with pediment at the roof line of the third story. The fourth story is recessed. The foundation is white colored stone. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1884.
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Photos taken 2006 and 2010