Arthur County

US States / N / Nebraska / Arthur County
Arthur

Arthur County is named for Chester Arthur, who was the twenty-first President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  March 31, 1887

County Seat:

Arthur  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Arthur 

 

Location:  111 Elm Street / Marshall Street

Built:  1960 – 1961

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Thomas, Benjamin and Clayton

Contractor:  E Charles Robacker

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has a projecting section on the south side. The north section is lower and has windows. The roof is sloped. The building was remodeled in 1967.

 

Old County Courthouse – Arthur 

 

1855nm16

 

Location:  111 Elm Street / Marshall Street

Built:  1913

Style:  Wood Frame

Architect:  J S Noll

Contractor:  J S Noll

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a a one story white colored wood frame and clap board structure. The square shaped building is located on landscaped grounds on the east side of the courthouse. The north front has a central entrance. The roof is hipped The building was used as a courthouse until 1961.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grant County

E – McPherson County

S – Keith County

W – Garden County

 

 

1847nm16

 

 

1848nm16

 

 

1849nm16

 

 

1850nm16

 

 

1851nm16

 

 

1854nm16

 

 

1856nm16

 

 

1857nm16

 

 

1858nm16

Photos taken 2006 and 2016