Welcome to Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie County is an expansive county of 551,692
acres or 862 square miles. The northern portion of the
county is largely agricultural while many southern areas
consist of existing and planned developments.

The county contains several cities and towns including:
Belvue, Blaine, Duluth, Emmett, Fostoria, Havensville,
Louisville, East Manhattan, Olsburg, Onaga, St George,
St Marys, Wamego, Westmoreland and Wheaton.

Pottawatomie County is a growing county, population of
23,298 (KS Secretary of State 2016), with a continued
expansion of new construction in the housing markets and business sectors.

The county is diversified in its businesses

and industry and boasts an active Economic Development Program.
Pottawatomie County has a solid tax base and the 2nd
lowest mill levy in the state due in part to a County
government that believes in first-rate public services
balanced by fiscal responsibility. 

The county is home to several excellent school systems
including a High School nationally recognized for academics, two State Lakes and Tuttle Creek Reservoir.

          Scheduled Meetings:
  County Commission Meeting 12/12/16
  Planning Commission Meeting 11/17/16
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Current Information
Holiday Office Closures
Pottawatomie County Offices and County Landfill will be closed on Monday Dec 26, 2016 & Monday January 2, 2017.
Official Election Results 11/14/16
Proclamation of The Board of County Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners wishes to recognize and honor the contributions of veterans to the life of our country. We encourage all of our citizens to seek out and thank veterans for their service, and to remember through our prayers the service of those who gave their lives so that we can continue to enjoy the blessings of liberty. We encourage our citizens to participate in the programs and events in our communities which honor our veterans. We ask that all of us remember the words of Lincoln spoken at Gettysburg more than one hundred fifty years ago, which still resonate and ring true today. We thank those who have given so much in the service to all of us. We encourage attendance to any local functions.
County Burn Policy
Emergency Alerts Now Available
Pottawatomie County will begin using the NE Kansas Notification System to communicate with citizens and businesses during emergencies and other critical events.
Residents are encouraged to register immediately to receive these alerts: Pottawatomie Emergency Alerts or by visiting NE KS Regional Emergency Alert System.
Individuals without internet access or a computer may contact the Pottawatomie Emergency Management Dept at 785-457-3358 to sign up for emergency alerts.
Zika Virus and Prevention
Marlatt/Junietta Extension Brochure
Complete Brochure: 2 page pdf - 1.14 MB
Page 1 - pdf - .5 MB
Page 2 - pdf - .7 MB (contains maps)