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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.

Radium Rd Arkansas River Bridge Repair

Work will begin on Monday, Aug. 28 th , on a bridge repair project on SW 50 Avenue, which is commonly referred to as the Radium blacktop.  The bridge crosses the Arkansas River approximately 1 mile south of US-56.  The work will be done on one lane at a time so traffic can continue to get through the construction area on the adjacent lane.  Traffic signals will be set up at both ends of the bridge and concrete barriers . . .

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Barton County1400 Main Street, Room 107Great Bend, KS  67530

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