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Furnas County Courthouse


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Furnas County Courthouse When Furnas County organized in late 1873, Beaver City was one of the voting places designated by Governor Robert Furnas, for whom the county was named.

Competing with Arapahoe for location of the county seat, Beaver City was chosen for the honor by the people. This is where it has remained.

There have been three courthouses, the latest was finished in 1949, largely constructed by workers of the CCC and the Public Works Administration.


Address: 912 R Street
Phone: 308-268-4145

Come visit us in Beaver City, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

First Presbyterian Church

Since the beginning, the Beaver City First Presbyterian Church has been a significant part of the community. Being the first church organized in the county, it has influenced the other churches in the area. It all began in the days of the wild, wild west in the year 1874. The first "church"

Beaver City, NE Historic Churches

World's First Flying Doctor

Dr. Frank A. Brewster practiced medicine in Beaver City from 1901 to 1923

Beaver City, NE Monuments

Furnas County Wildlife Management Areas

Burton's Bend WMA - Along the Republican River Valley 90 acres of pasture land are maintained throughout the year to provide excellent hunting ground for common game birds. Oxford WMA

Beaver City, NE Wildlife Refuges

Kool-Aid's Beginning

"Mother would bring home some of the soft drink powder that Edwin was experimenting with and my father didn't know if he wanted to drink that powder, sugar, and water mixture!" - A partial reprint from the booklet Hendley Nebraska Centennial

Beaver City, NE One Of A Kinds

Beaver City Firsts

Flying Doctor - Our town has recorded some unique "firsts" in the field of medicine and aviation. Beaver City was the home of Dr.Frank Brewster, Nebraska's first flying doctor. Brewster bought a Curtis-Wright JN4D biplane in 1919. Purchased for $8,000

Beaver City, NE Famous People

Things to do Historic Courthouses near Beaver City, NE