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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
22,302 (2012 Census), 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 Special Meeting 2/11/16
  Planning Commission Meeting 2/18/16
   
 
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Current Information
Holiday Closing
Pottawatomie County offices & Landfill will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents Day. The Commissioners will not meet on that day, but will meet in regular session on Monday, February 22nd.
Road Closing
Rockenham Rd. is closed between Antons Rd. & Elizas Rd. for bridge replacement. Project is expected to be completed in early spring.
Proposed Amendments to Unified Development Regulations
Medical Reserve Core Volunteers
Pottawatomie County Health Dept is looking for Medical Reserve Core Volunteers medical & non-medical volunteers. Want to help your community by volunteering in a disaster or any time - Click here to learn more.
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.
Flu Vaccine Available at Health Dept
Flu Vaccine is available for the 2015-16 Flu Season. All forms of the vaccine are available.
Quadrivalent injectable vaccine and Mist for ages 2-49.
Preservative free vaccine for 6-36 months and High Dose Vaccine for Seniors.
Please call for an appointment & charges 785-457-3719.
Pregnant - Want to quit smoking or just quit smoking for the baby? Enroll Now!
Enroll now in Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program (BMTF) – Get Free Diapers for up to a year: Smoking, pregnant women (or pregnant women who have quit within 3 months prior to beginning the program) will participate in four prenatal visits with a program facilitator and commit to quit smoking in the prenatal period. After the baby is born, the mother will continue to meet with a program facilitator on a monthly basis for one year. For each month the mother remains tobacco free, she will receive a $25 diaper voucher. Breath and or saliva tests will be used to evaluate the mother's smoking status in the prenatal and post-partum period. More information on the BMTF program can be found at babyandmetobaccofree.org. Contact Emily/ Liz at 785-457-3719.
County Burn Policy
Marlatt/Junietta Extension Brochure
Complete Brochure: 2 page pdf - 1.14 MB
Page 1 - pdf - .5 MB
Page 2 - pdf - .7 MB (contains maps)