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.


 

2021 Municipal Offical Election Results are Posted here

2021 School District Official Election Results are Posted here

November 3, 2021 City/School General Election Certification is posted here

IMPORTANT:  NEW BOAT REGISTRATION REGULATIONS FROM THE STATE HERE