County Seat

A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish. The term is primarily used in the United States and also within the United Kingdom.

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List Of Ghost Towns In Oklahoma - Ghost Towns
... Liberty, Oklahoma Sequoyah, County, Oklahoma Long, Oklahoma Sequoyah, County, Oklahoma Pawpaw, Oklahoma Sequoyah, County, Oklahoma Scratchout, Oklahoma Sequoyah, County, Oklahoma Short, Oklahoma Sequoyah, County ... Cloud Chief Tacola Washita 1964 ... Semi-Abandoned site Former county seat of Washita County ... site Grand Ellis 1943 ... Former county seat of Day County ...
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... The Saratoga County seat was at the mining town of Breckinridge ... Now known as Breckenridge, it is now the seat of Summit County ...
Cuyahoga County Courthouse - History
... Cuyahoga County was established in 1807 with the county seat still in the air ... The county decided to place the temporary county seat was in the largest settlement of Cleveland ... The county occupied this courthouse when the decision was made to make Cleveland the permanent county seat ...
Knox County Courthouse (Nebraska)
90000972 The Knox County Courthouse is a historic building in Center, Nebraska, the county seat of Knox County ... After a series of five elections to determine a county seat, Center — located on two corn fields in the geographic center of the county — was selected in 1901 as the county seat ... In addition to $50,000 raised by the county from tax levies, the courthouse was the first public building in Nebraska to be built using funds and workers from the Civil Works ...
Colfax County Courthouse (Springer, New Mexico)
... The Colfax County Courthouse in Springer, New Mexico, is a building on the National Register of Historic Places that was used as a seat of county government for Colfax ... and Santa Fe Railroad and the subsequent abandonment of the Santa Fe Trail, caused the county seat of Colfax County to be moved from Cimarron to Springer in 1881 ... courthouse lawn was the site of one of the last gun battles of the Colfax County War, which was a series of skirmishes between squatters and the new owners of the Maxwell Land Grant ...

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