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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September 14, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

September 14, 2021                                       Tuesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with all three Commissioners and the County Deputy Clerk present....

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September 7, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

September 7, 2021                               Tuesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session with all three Commissioners and the County Clerk present.   Susan...

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September 2, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

September 2, 2021                                                              9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session for a 2022 budget session, all three Commissioners and...

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September 1, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

September 1, 2021                                        Wednesday 9:00 am   The Bourbon County Commission met in open session for the CDBG-CV close out hearing with Commissioner Harris and...

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