Yuma County

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

 

Created:  March 15, 1889

County Seat:

Wray  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wray

 

Location:  310 Ash Street / East 3rd Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Federal

Architect:  County Building Committee

Contractor:  John M Doling ( excavation ), R J Malkup ( concrete ), D Funk ( stonework ) and

M P Grant ( brickwork ).

 

Description: The building faces north and is a two story buff-red colored brick utilitarian structure. The building has small porches on the west and north sides.  The white eave projects along the roofline. The roof is sloped red tiles.  An addition had been added to the south side.The supervisor during construction was J P Campbell

 

Courthouses: 

N – Logan County and Phillips County

E – Chase County, Nebraska, Dundy County, Nebraska and  Cheyenne County, Kansas

S – Kit Carson County

W – Washington County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2011