Gosper County

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Gosper

Gosper County is named for John J Gosper, who was secretary of state in Nebraska.

 

Created:  August 29, 1873

County Seat:

Elwood  1881 – present

 

County Courthouse – Elwood  

 

Location:  507 Smith Avenue / Rochelle Street

Built:  1938 – 1939

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  McClure and Walker

Contractor:  W L Phillips & Sons.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story light red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Elwood. The rectangular building has a projecting center section on the west side with recessed entrance on the first story. There are concrete panels between the windows on the first and second stories. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1896. The building was demolished when the present courthouse was constructed.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dawson County

E – Phelps County

S – Furnas County

W – Frontier County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010