Banner County

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Banner County is named for the slogan “banner county” as the county was “to be the brightest star in the constellation of Nebraska counties”.


Created:  November 6, 1888

County Seat:

Harrisburg  1888 – present


County Courthouse – Harrisburg 


Location:  204 Court Street / School Street

Built:  1956 – 1957

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Robert W Ditzen

Contractor:  Fullen Construction Company Inc. of Scotts Bluff


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story buff colored brick structure. The building is a long rectangle with large windows on the south side. The center section has white stone facing with a glass entrance. The roof line is flat.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and constructed by Charles Schooley in 1890.


See:  The contractor, Fullen Construction Company, Inc. of Scotts Bluff, also constructed the courthouse in Brown County and Sioux County.



N – Scotts Bluff County

E – Morrill County and Cheyenne County

S – Kimball County

W – Laramie County, Wyoming and Goshen County, Wyoming

















Photos taken 2010