Welcome to the Official Website of Elk County Kansas

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Drone picture taken by Aaron Spinks

Elk County Courthouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

127 N. Pine  Howard, KS 67349

(620) 374-2490

Toll Free 877-504-2490

Open:  Mon - Thurs     Hours:  7:00am to 5:30pm 
Treasurer Hours:  7:00am to 5:00pm

District Court Open: Mon - Fri  8:00am to 4:30pm

** Elk County Courthouse is Open**

The Courthouse is open to the public. Driver’s License IS by appointment only. Please contact the Treasurer’s office at 620-374-2256, to make an appointment.

You may still make payments online, by mail, over the phone, or via dropbox which is located inside the foyer of the handicapped entrance on the west side of the building.

Thank You!

*The date for DL renewals has been extended to June 30, 2021. Details can be found in Elk County Treasurer Facebook page or at www.ksrevenue.org. *

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        Elk County, located in Southeast Kansas, is known for its awesome natural scenery, wildlife, unique attractions, nationally renowned hunting, great schools & family values. Hard working farmers & ranchers contribute to many areas of agribusiness, and the five communities of Elk Falls, Grenola, Howard, Longton and Moline offer a wide variety of attractions.  The oldest swinging bridge in Kansas, museums full of past treasures, friendly local businesses and a massive wind energy project owned by Enel Green Power are only the beginning of the adventures to be found here.  We are also home to the world class Flint Oak Hunting Club.  Elk is a diverse county that is rich in history, some of which can be read about here.

Since 1875 the county seat has been located in Howard.  According to the 2010 U.S. Census the population of Elk County was 2,882. With quality schools, this small rural county is known as a wonderful, safe place to live and raise a family.  Take a break from the fast-paced lifestyle.  Come see what we have to offer.

Elk County Wiki-stats found here.  Official Kansas website click here.

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2021 Holiday Closure Schedule

County offices will be closed on the following dates, with the exception of

EMS & Sheriff services. The County Attorney's Office has adopted the State of Kansas Official Holiday Calendar. Please check their page for dates.

Date

Courthouse

EMS/Sheriff

Mon, Jan. 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Mon, Feb. 15

President's Day

President's Day

Mon, May 31

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Sun, July 4

 

Independence Day

               Mon, July 5 Independence Day Observed  

Mon, Sep. 6

Labor Day

Labor Day

Mon, Oct. 11

Columbus Day

Columbus Day

Thurs, Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Wed, Nov. 24

Thanksgiving-Close at Noon

 

Thurs, Nov. 25

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thurs, Dec. 23

Christmas Eve Observed

 

Sat, Dec. 25

 

Christmas Day

Thurs, Dec. 30

New Year’s Day Observed

 

Sat, Jan. 1, 2022

 

New Year’s Day

 

Illegal Dumping

Did you know that placing your trash on someone else’s property without permission is littering? The Kansas statute for Criminal Littering, (K.S.A. 21-3722), states:

Criminal littering is intentionally or recklessly depositing or causing to be deposited any object or substance into, upon or about: (1) Any public street, highway, alley, road, right-of-way, park or other public place... (2) Any private property without the consent of the owner or occupant of such property.


Please remember that ILLEGAL DUMPING is a misdemeanor and is punishable by law.

VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED.

HELPFUL LINKS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Employment Opportunities: Click here

Kansas State Extension Service & Natural Resources Conservation Service

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2021 City/School Election Positions & Candidate Information 

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Elk County Recycling Update

The Recycle Trailer will be in Longton during the weekend of May 1st & 2nd.

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**New Elk County Rural Directory Books are available in the Clerk’s Office for $10.00 each**

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Elk County Veterans will oversee Memorial Wall

Click here to learn more

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