Welcome to Bourbon County

Bourbon County, Kansas, was one of the thirty-three original counties of Kansas created by the first Territorial Assembly of 1855.  The area containing the present Bourbon County was part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.

Bourbon County is full of rich history, dating back to the Civil War. Our county seat, Fort Scott, is home to the 1842 Fort Scott National Historic Site, as well as National Cemetery No. 1, and beautiful mansions.

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November 16, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

November 16, 2021                              Tuesday at 9 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with Lynne, Jim, Clifton, the County Counselor and the County Clerk.  ...

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November 9, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

Clifton made a motion to approve the minutes from october 12th.  Jim seconded.  All approved.   Eric stated there were two new permits.  First one's a utility permit for Crawkan working up in...

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October 12, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

October 12, 2021                                 Tuesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with all three Commissioners and the County Clerk present.   Jason...

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