Cheyenne County is named for the Cheyenne Native American tribe which resided in the region.
Created: March 25, 1889
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 County, Custer County, Elbert County, Logan County, Saguache County, Summit County and Washington County and in Nebraska in Deuel County and Garden County.
S – Kiowa County
W – Lincoln County
Photos taken 2006