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Haskell County

Haskell County is named for Dudley C Haskell ( 1842-1883 ), a United States congressman from Lawrence, Kansas.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Finney County

E – Gray County and Meade County

S – Seward County

W – Grant County

 

Created:  March 23, 1887                       Map of Kansas highlighting Haskell County

County Seat:

Sublette  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sublette  

 

Location:  300 South Inman Street / East Chouteau Avenue

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  The Gibson and Mancini Partnership

Contractor:  McBride and Dehmer Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Sublette. The building forms a semi-circle facing northwest onto a grass courtyard. Concrete pillars support the extended roof with recessed glass walls. The roof line is flat. In the interior, the County District Court courtroom is located at the southwest corner. The building houses the County District Court of the 26th Judicial District. 

 

See:  The 26th Judicial District includes Grant County, Morton County, Seward County, Stanton County and Stevens County.

 

History:  The county was created in 1887 and Sublette was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was a wood frame structure erected in 1887. The second courthouse was designed by Smith & English and constructed by L E Riggs & Company in 1923. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1977 to 1978.

 

 

County Courthouse – Sublette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County District Court courtroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2007, 2016 and 2022