General Information
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
311 East 9th Avenue

Office Hours
8am - 5pm


The Cowley County Administration Department shall serve as the chief administrative officer of Cowley County at the direction of the Board of County Commissioners and shall be responsible for the effective administration of all governmental affairs of Cowley County which shall be placed under their charge by the County Commission.

The Administrator serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, and is responsible for implementation of their goals.

Specific Duties include:

  • Budget preparation
  • Coordination of County operations with other local governments and agencies
  • Development of proposals to improve County operations
  • Public Information and media requests
  • Human Resources
  • Accounts payable
  • Employee payroll
  • Employee records
  • County Commission meeting agenda preparation

If you have any concerns or complaints that are County-related, please contact the County Administrator’s Office.

Kansas Department of Transportation Nondiscrimination Agreement

Nondiscrimination Agreement

MIS/GIS Department

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems (MIS) provides and maintains computer services for offices in the courthouse, the offices located in Emergency Management in Winfield, the Arkansas City County Attorney’s office, the Noxious Weeds’ office, three Road and Bridge Districts, the Landfill, Memorial Lawn Cemetery, and various other offices within the county.

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is well equipped to meet the GIS needs of Cowley County citizens in a variety of ways. Because of our department’s education and experience in computer and geospatial sciences, we can accomplish projects set forth by the county and its people. For example, we maintain databases for the other departments and create maps and illustrations for them per their request for their records, reports, and special projects. We can also evaluate and create maps and posters for citizens per their request for cost. The GIS department is responsible to maintaining, updating, and correcting 911 addresses for the county. We also maintain the database for county roads, voter districts, and aerial photography. We also coordinate with the GIS departments of Winfield and Arkansas City to maintain records of shared features within Cowley County.

Cowley County Map Book

Cowley County, in collaboration with the cities of Arkansas City and Winfield, updated the map book for first responders and community partners.   The map book includes roads, cemeteries, airports, county landmarks, and other important feature for navigation through out the county. 

Download the Cowley County Map Book.

To purchase a printed map book, please contact the MIS/GIS Department at (620)221-5409. 

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