Scott County

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Scott County is named for Winfield Scott, who was a general in the United States Army and a candidate for President in 1852.


Created:  March 26, 1873

County Seat:

Scott City  1886 – present


County Courthouse – Scott City  


Location:  303 Court Street / West 4th Street

Built:  1924 – 1925

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Mann & Company of Hutchinson

Contractor:  Henderson & Riggs


Description: The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building has four large columns on the east side which support a large stone portico above the entrance. Above the portico is a stone crest. The roof line is flat. The building is located on landscaped grounds.


See:  The architect,  Mann & Company of Hutchinson, designed courthouses in Ellis County, Ellsworth County, Graham County, Lane County, Pratt County, Republic CountyStafford County and Stevens County.



N – Logan County and Gove County

E – Lane County

S – Finney County

W – Wichita County











Photos taken 2007