Hayes County is named for Rutherford B Hayes, who was President of the United States of America.
Created: February 19, 1877
Hayes Center 1877 – present
County Courthouse – Hayes Center
Location: 502 Troth Street / Daniels Avenue
Built: 1954 – 1955
Architect: Davis & Wilson of Lincoln
Contractor: D L Moffitt of McCook.
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is rectangular and the south front has a slightly projecting center section with framed entrance. There are horizontal windows with dividers. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouse was constructed by I B Dagget in 1904.
E – Frontier County
S – Hitchcock County
W – Chase County
Photos taken 2010