York County

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York County is named for either York in England or York in Pennsylvania.

 

Created:  March 13, 1855

County Seat:

York  1855 – present

 

County Courthouse – York  

 

Location:  510 North Lincoln Avenue / East 5th Street

Built:  1979 – 1980

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Polk County

E – Seward County

S – Fillmore County

W – Hamilton County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009