Pottawatomie County is named for the Pottawatomie Native American tribe.
Created: February 23, 1857
St. George 1857 – 1861
Louisville 1861 – 1882
Westmoreland 1882 – present
County Courthouse – Westmoreland
Location: 106 Main Street / North 2nd Street
Architect: Hulse and Moses
Contractor: Hulse and Moses
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored stone structure. The center section extends south with an arched entrance and recessed door. The windows are arched. The roof line is flat.
See: The courthouse is the second oldest courthouse in Kansas after the courthouse in Chase County (1873). The third oldest courthouse is located in Gove County (1885) and the fourth oldest courthouse is located in Linn County (1886).
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Photos taken 2010