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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Elk County Courthouse

Picture of property 127 N Pine
Howard (Elk County)
Listed in National Register 2009-04-22

Architect: McDonald, George E.
Category: courthouse
Thematic Nomination: Historic County Courthouses of Kansas

Constructed in 1907 to replace the 19th century courthouse that burned, the Elk County Courthouse is an example of the Romanesque and Italian Renaissance styles. The two-story building with a central clock tower was designed by Kansas City architect George McDonald and features a blonde brick exterior with red tinted mortar. It was nominated for its architecture and its association with local government.

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