Washington County, Nebraska
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The Washington County Courthouse is located at 1555 Colfax Street in Blair, Nebraska. The Courthouse is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All County Offices are located in the Courthouse unless otherwise noted. Mailing addresses for individual offices are listed on the Offices tab above.

The State Drivers License Examiners Office at www.dmv.nebraska.gov/services is open at the Courthouse on Mondays only from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Nebraska Department of Education's Vocational Rehabilitation Office can be reached at www.vr.nebraska.gov

Transparency in Coverage Final Rules:
https://transparency.auxiant.com/ This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

The Washington County East Annex, located at 597 Grant Street, is the location of the following offices: Extension Office and State Probation. The East Annex is open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Area: 394 square miles
    • 391 square miles of land
    • 3 square miles of water
  • Population (2010): 20,234
  • County Seat: Blair
  • Towns:
    • Arlington, 1,243
    • Blair, 7,990
    • Fort Calhoun,908
    • Herman, 268
    • Kennard, 361
    • Washington, 150
  • Public Schools
    • Arlington Public School (Arlington)
    • Blair Community School (Blair)
    • Fort Calhoun Community School (Fort Calhoun)
  • Private Schools
    • Immanuel Lutheran Elementary School (Hooper)
    • St. Paul's Lutheran Elementary School (Arlington)
  • Two National Protected Areas
    • Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge
    • DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge
  • One State Historical Park
    • Fort Atkinson


The Washington County Assessor’s Office has completed the relisting of the southern part of the county. They will begin the relist of the northern part of the county, rural parcels north of Highway 30 to the county border. If you have a parcel or multiple contiguous parcels of 5 acres or more, please contact the Assessor’s Office after January 1st 2024.
Washington County's snow removal plan is available here.
Adopted 2023-24 County Budget
The Assessors office has made Certified Values Letters available here.
Washington Coutny Roads Department 1 & 6 year plan.
Private well testing for high nitrates available

Papio watershed program sponsored by Papio NRD helps make rural intersection safer.

View the current weed map for Washington County
You will need zoom into the county from state extent.

Independent Review & Evaluation of the Economic Analyses of the USACE Papio Creek & Tributaries Lakes, NE General Re-evaluation Report
Please visit the Washington County GIS mapping site


Washington County Map


Careerlink.com  Find a job in Washington County.