York County is named for either York in England or York in Pennsylvania.
Created: March 13, 1855
York 1855 – present
County Courthouse – York
Location: 510 North Lincoln Avenue / East 5th Street
Built: 1979 – 1980
Architect: Wilson & Company of Salina, Kansas
Contractor: Central Contracting Corporation of Kearney
Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The west side has a recessed first story with entrances towards the north and south. The second story extends outwards and has horizontal glass windows. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouses were constructed in 1876 and 1888, which later courthouse was designed by O H Placey. Both building were demolished.
N – Polk County
E – Seward County
S – Fillmore County
W – Hamilton County
Photos taken 2009