Thomas County

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Thomas County is named for George H Thomas, who was a Major during the American Civil War.

 

Created:  March 13, 1887

County Seat:

Thedford  1888 – present

 

County Courthouse – Thedford 

 

Location:  503 Main Street / Walnut Street

Built:  2005 – 2006

Style:  Modern

Architect:  C G Architects

Contractor:  Hausmann Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and vinyl siding structure. The south front has a peaked red colored brick center section with a recessed entrance. On the north side, the courtroom is located in an extension from the main building. The building has a red colored brick foundation and the roof is sloped.

 

Note:  The courthouse constructed in 1889 was destroyed by fire in 1920. The previous courthouse was designed by J S Kelly and constructed in 1923. The building was demolished in 2005 when the present courthouse was constructed.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cherry County

E – Blaine County

S – Logan County and McPherson County

W – Hooker County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2010