Thursday, January 18, 2018

Welcome Cherokee County, Kansas, home to over 20,000 Kansans.  Organized in 1866, the 590 square miles of our county call the city of Columbus our County Seat.

First named McGee in 1855, for E. McGee of Missouri, who was a member of the Territorial Legislature, the county was renamed Cherokee in 1866 from the fact that a large portion of the "Cherokee neutral lands," reservation of that tribe of Indians, was included in the geographical area of the county.

from History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

The 2015 Township Reference Guide is now available from the Kansas Association of Counties.

The Cherokee County Courthouse, Health Department, and all administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 19th for the observance of the Presidents' Day holiday



Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-17,117(c), as amended, NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Cherokee County, Kansas, will hold a public hearing regarding the adoption of the CHEROKEE COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION PLAN.  

The hearing shall be conducted on Monday, February 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Cherokee County Courthouse, 110 W. Maple, 1st Floor Commission Room, Columbus, Kansas.

By Order of the Board of County Commissioners of Cherokee County, Kansas

/s/ Rodney Edmondson, County Clerk


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County Election Office - Current Election Information


This notice covers persons who have applied to register to vote and have not yet provided proof of citizenship.  Due to recent court rulings, if you have applied to register to vote at a Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles office or if you have applied to register to vote using the "Federal Form" voter registration application (as opposed to the standard 'state form') and have not yet provided proof of citizenship, you are registered to vote unless you receive official notice stating otherwise.  Your name will appear on the poll book for your voting location and you will be given a standard ballot.  There is nothing further you need to provide unless and until you receive further notice.

If you have questions concerning your eligibility or this notice you may contact your local county election office or the Secretary of State's office at (800) 262-8683.