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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Notice of Revenue Neutral Rate Hearing

The governing body of Bourbon County will meet for an RNR hearing for the following cemetery's. Please see linked files for details pertaining to individual cemeteries. Barnesville Cemetery Glendale...

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July 6, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

July 6, 2021                                         Tuesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with Commissioner Oharah and Commissioner Harris present, Commissioner...

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June 29, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

June 29, 2021                                               Tuesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with all three Commissioners, the County Counselor and the County...

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June 28, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

Monday, June 28, 2021 County Budget Public Hearing 6:00pm @ The River Room   All three Commissioners were present along with the Deputy Clerk Doretta Neville and Finance Director, Susan...

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