Hitchcock County

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Hitchcock

Hitchcock County is named for Phineas Warrener Hitchcock, who was a United States Senator from Nebraska.

 

Created:  February 27, 1873

County Seat:

Trenton  1873 – present

 

County Courthouse – Trenton  

 

Location:  229 East D Street / East 2nd Street

Built:  1968 – 1969

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Leo A Daly

Contractor:  Lyons Construction

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Trenton. The south front has a projecting east and west wing. The windows have white colored concrete panels above. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Eiistraut, Colby, Pottenger Company and constructed 1n 1916. The building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hayes County

E – Red Willow County

S – Rawlins County, Kansas

W – Dundy County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Picture 1916 Courthouse

Photos taken 2010