Office Hours / Office Locations / Services Available
Ellsworth County
Geneva Schneider
Took Office: 2007
County Population:

Ellsworth County was organized in 1867, and was named after Fort Ellsworth, a military post built on the bank of the Smoky Hill, in 1864. This fort was so called by General Curtis, in honor of the officer who constructed it, Allen Ellsworth, Second Lieutenant of Company H, Seventh Iowa Cavalry. When the name was adopted for the county it was supposed that the fort had been named in honor of Colonel E. E. Ellsworth of national fame. Ellsworth county seat is Ellsworth.

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  • Main Office: 8:00 - 5:00 / Monday - Friday - open during lunch
  • Driver's License: 8:00 - 5:00 / Tuesday - Friday - open during lunch
  • VIN Inspections - Ellsworth County Sheriff's Office / 212 North Kansas / If Officer is available / 785.472.4416 / Kansas Highway Patrol in Salina / Will come to your home / 785.827.4437
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  • 210 North Kansas, Ellsworth, Kansas Courthouse
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  • Driver's License Renewals
    • Farm Permits (with Driver's Ed completion)
    • Restricted (with Driver's Ed completion)
    • Instruction Permits (with Driver's Ed completetion)
    • ID Cards
  • Notary Services
  • Open During Lunch Hour
  • Provide Vehicle Tax Information
  • Commercial Vehicle Reg - NO IPP
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