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Government Buildings

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.state.ne.us is open at the Courthouse on Mondays only from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

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 8:00 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)
    • Herman Elementary School (Herman)
  • Private Schools
    • Blair Christian Academy (Blair)
    • 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


Washington County seeks Board of Adjustment nominees. See the Plannning page for details.

Washington County is taking applications for their Systems Administrator position.

Washington County Clerks office is taking applications for an Office Clerk position.

2018 General Election Offical Results


2018 Washington Co GO Jail Bonds 2018 RESOLUTION

2018 Primary Offical Election Results PDF format or Excel format

Public Hearing Guidelines

Comprehensive Plan Crowd-sourced Map input: Map Application link

Please visit the new Washington County GIS mapping site

Washington Co LEC - Needs Assessment Jail Capacity - Staffing Update 2014

Washington Co LEC - Preliminary Concept Planning 2015-03-10

Washington County Map


Careerlink.com  Find a job in Washington County.