Grant County

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Grant County is named for Ulysses Simpson Grant, who was the eighteenth President of the United States of America and an American Civil War general.

 

Created:  March 31, 1887

County Seat:

Hyannis  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hyannis  

 

Location:  105 East Harrison Street / Grant Avenue

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Utilitarian

Architect:  Thomas, Benjamin and Clayton

Contractor: James E Simon Contractors of Scottsbluff.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building sits on a slope descending on the north side. The south front has the entrance in the center with high horizontal windows on the first story. The second story has green-blue painted concrete with a projecting concrete trim surrounding the area with windows.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1907.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cherry County

E – Hooker County

S – Arthur County

W – Garden County and Sheridan County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2010