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York County Courthouse - NHR


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York County Courthouse - NHR York, Nebraska has been the county seat of
York County since its organization in 1870. The
first session of the Board of County
Commissioners was held in the old pre-emption
house. Soon, however, the County had offices
situated in the public square, on the site occupied
by the present building. Plans for the new
structure began in July 1885. After some delays
construction began and the new courthouse
opened in 1888. - Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Come visit us in York, Nebraska

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Parks & Walking Trail

York's tree-lined parks feature a variety of modern amenities including playgrounds, barbecue and picnicking sites, bike and hiking trails, ball diamonds, fountains, and nature centers.

Harrison Park, located adjacent to the city'

York, NE Recreation

Yorkfest

The big Yorkfest celebration will continue to be the highlight of the beginning of autumn and the close of the summer. Held annually the first full weekend of

York, NE Festivals

Yorkshire Playhouse

The completion of the Yorkshire Playhouse in downtown York was a milestone for the community and the many volunteers and donors

York, NE Arts

Recharge Lake

Outdoor water recreation is new to York at Recharge Lake. The experimental groundwater project has provided a site for ice skating in the winter and fishing, small boating, and swimming in the summer. The small lake is stocked with bluegill, bass, catfish, and Northern Pike.

York, NE Recreation

York Library Building - NHR

Constructed in 1901-02 in York, the library is a fine example of educational architecture. Designed by Marrison H. Vail, the building incorporates elements

York, NE National Register

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