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Several roads have been closed in the county - see the list below

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This interactive map allows you to easily link to all of the interesting facets of Barton County. Click on whatever interests you and learn about the many opportunities available to you right here in central Kansas.


Barton County Kansas was organized May 16, 1872. It is named after Clara Barton, Civil War nurse, founder of the American Red Cross. Great Bend is the county seat.

.......Road closings as of noon - October 9, 2018

As of noon, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 the following roads have been barricaded due to flooded roads or wash outs; ·          NE 100 RD – East from Highway 281.  Road is flooded ·          NW 30 AVE – North of Keystone Road to Highway 4.  Flooded and impassable · . . .

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Proposed changes to the Barton County Floodplain Resolution

NEW! Draft copy of the updated Barton County Floodplain Management Resolution Link to the proposed Floodplain Management Resolution.  If approved by the County Commission the provisions of the resolution will take effect on February 15, 2019.  The newly mapped areas in the Cow Creek drainage will be incorporated in addition to updated regulatory language. Cow Creek Draft Floodplain Map Link to . . .

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