Stanton County

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Stanton County is named for M Edwin Stanton ( 1814-1869 ), who was Secretary of War from 1862 to 1868.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Hamilton County

E – Grant County

S – Morton County

W – Baca County, Colorado and Prowers County, Colorado

 

Created:  March 6, 1873                         Map of Kansas highlighting Stanton County

County Seat:

Johnson City  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Johnson City  

 

Location:  201 North Main Street / East Sherman Avenue

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Smith & English of Hutchison

Contractor:  S S Strong of Beaver, Oklahoma

 

Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Johnson City. The west front has four large white colored columns supporting a white colored portico over the entrance which has a wide staircase. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

History:  The first courthouse was a two story frame structure erected in 1887 and located on East Grant Avenue two blocks east of Main Street. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1925 to 1926,

 

 

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County Courthouse – Johnson City

 

 

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Photos taken 2007