Sherman County

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Sherman County is named for General William Tecumseh Sherman ( 1820 – 1891 ), who was a general during the Civil War and who served as general commander of the U.S. Army after 1869.


Created:  March 20, 1873

County Seat:

Goodland  1886 – present


County Courthouse – Goodland 


Location:  813 Broadway / East 8th Street

Built:  1931 – 1932

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Routledge & Hertz

Contractor:  Blaser & Vollmer


Description: The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick and limestone structure. The west front of the rectangular building has three stone arches at the entrance with a balustrade above. Vertical pilasters divide the windows with a decorated header across the top of the third story windows. On the third story are three long windows. Stone towers are at each corner. The roof line is flat.


Note:  The architect,  Routledge & Hertz, designed courthouses in Comanche County, Edwards County, Finney County, Gray County and Hodgeman County.



N – Cheyenne County

E – Thomas County

S – Logan County and Wallace County

W – Yuma County, Colorado and  Kit Carson County, Colorado










Photos taken 2007