Cheyenne County

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Cheyenne County is named for the Cheyenne Native American tribe which resided in the region.


Created:  March 25, 1889

County Seat:

Cheyenne Wells  1889 – present


County Courthouse – Cheyenne Wells


Location:  51 South 1st Street West / West 1st Street South

Built:  1908 – 1909

Style:  Georgian Revival

Architect:  John James Huddart of Denver

Contractor:  S L Work of Denver


Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The south front of the building has a square arch at the first story entrance. A wide white band runs below the eaves. Over the entrance is a dormer at the roof level.


See:  The architect, John James Huddart of Denver, Colorado, designed courthouses in Colorado in  Arapahoe CountyCuster County, Elbert County, Logan County, Saguache County, Summit County and Washington County and in Nebraska in Deuel County and Garden County.



N – Kit Carson County 

E – Wallace County, Kansas and Greeley County, Kansas

S – Kiowa County

W – Lincoln County








Photos taken 2006