Welcome to Cherokee County, Kansas

Cherokee County, Kansas

Welcome to 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.

Cherokee county mapFirst 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.

 


 

 

Cherokee County Courthouse Visitors

 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, residents are encouraged to attempt to conduct their county business over the phone or online.  You can contact the office you need to speak to at the number listed below.  If you need to conduct business in person, the courthouse is open during regular business hours.  However, if you are ill, recently been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you not visit until you are feeling better.  

 

Appraiser- 620-429-3984

 

County Attorney- 620-429-3836

 

County Clerk- 620-429-2042

 

County Commissioners- 620-429-3256

 

District Court Clerk- 620-429-3880

 

Court Services- 620-429-1643

 

Human Resources- 620-429-9526

 

Mapping and Addressing- 620-429-1645

 

Motor Vehicle Department - 620-429-2418

 

Register of Deeds - 620-429-3777

 

Road and Bridge - 620-429-3616

 

Treasurer- 620-429-3848

 

You can also visit our departments online at: www.cherokeecountyks.gov