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Ellis County, Kansas

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Ellis County is one of 105 counties in Kansas. The population of Ellis County was 27,507 as of the 2000 U.S. Census.[1][2] In 2006, Ellis County ranked as the 21st largest county in Kansas.[3]

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Kansas county websites
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning P
Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • The website includes final budget and audit reports.[4]
  • The website has information on county tax assessment rates.[5]
  • The website has county commission meeting minutes and agendas.[6]
  • The website has information on elected and administrative officials.[7]
  • The website has some zoning information online.[8]

The bad

  • The website does not have information on building permits or public records. No information is including on lobbying, contracts or association membership.

Contact information

A complete staff directory is available on the website.

Ellis County Courthouse
1204 Fort St.
Hays, KS 67601
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (785) 628-9410

External links


  1. State Library of Kansas
  2. Ellis County QuickFacts
  3. US Places - Kansas Population by County
  4. Ellis County Documents
  5. How Taxes are Figure
  6. Commissioners Meeting Information
  7. Ellis County Government
  8. Zoning Information