Washington, the county seat, is located on US Hwy 36. The Courthouse features an art deco interior and is open for visitors. The population is 1095. The Courthouse Square features specialty shops including Washington County Clay Pottery items. The Historical Museum and Genealogy Library gives the visitor an intriguing look into yesteryear, as well as the genealogist looking for family roots.
Specialty shops along “C” Street include Owen’s Originals and Kansas Territorial Brewing. Cedar Hills Gold Course is 3 miles south of Washington on Hwy 15. Herrs Memory Land an KSDS provide tours by appointment. The City Park provides free overnight camping with hookups.
Washington County Fishing Lake is located 12 miles northwest of Washington, having a 65 acre lake and 352 acres of public hunting land.
A non-profit training facility for service dogs. Demonstrations by appointment only.
Tuesday & Thursday preferred, however arrangements can be made to coincide with your schedule.
No admission – Donations recommended
Washington County Historical Museum and Genealogy Library
216 Ballard, Washington
2 Buildings plus a one-room schoolhouse to visit – Donation requested. On Facebook.
Herrs Memory Lane
F & College St, Washington
A 50 plus year collection of vintage cars, trucks, tractors, and engines. Lawrence and Cara Herrs are dedicated to the preservation and heritage of vintage conveyance.
Monday thru Friday – Call for an appointment at 785-541-0650. Admission charged.
A must see for vintage vehicle enthusiasts. On Facebook.
Cedar Hills Golf Course
1344 Quivira, Washington
Public grass- green 9 hole golf course with tee boxes set-up to play an 18 hole course.
3/4 Midget racing during the summer at the Washington County Fairgrounds track during the summer months.
For a complete schedule visit Jayhusker Racing’s website
Owen’s Originals & Floral
211 C St, Washington
Locally created pottery made from Washington County Clay
Monday – Saturday
215 C St, Washington
Old fashioned hardware store with those hard to find items.
Monday – Saturday | On Facebook
306 West 6th, Washington
All those items from by-gone days just waiting for a new home