Sheridan County

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Sheridan County is named for Lieutenant General Philip H Sheridan of the United States army.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Decatur County

E  – Graham County

S – Gove County

W – Thomas County


Created:  February 26, 1867                  Map of Kansas highlighting Sheridan County

County Seat:

Keith   1880 – 1886

Hoxie  1886 – present


County Courthouse – Hoxie


Location:  925 9th Street / Royal Avenue

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Thomas W Williamson & Company of Topeka

Contractor:  George Cope and Sons


Description: The building faces south and is is a three story buff colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hoxie. The building has a stone base. The main entrance is on the east side with two large columns rising from the second to third story. The roof line is flat.


See:  The architect, Thomas W Williamson & Company of Topeka, also designed courthouses in Cheyenne County, Jackson County and Smith County.


History:  The first courthouse was a two story frame structure erected in Hoxie in 1886. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1917 to 1918.




County Courthouse – Hoxie










Photos taken 2007