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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 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

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


Washington County is accepting applications to the 2022 Planning Commission until October 29th 2021.

2020 General Election Official results

2018 Washington Co GO Jail Bonds 2018 RESOLUTION

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


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