In order for Thomas County employees and their families to observe the Holidays, all Thomas County offices are closed on the days shown below. 





January 1st, 2021  Friday - New Years Day
February 15th, 2021 Monday - Presidents Day 
May 31st, 2021 Monday - Memorial Day
July 5th, 2021 Monday - Independence Day
September 6th, 2021 Monday - Labor Day
November 11th, 2021 Thursday - Veterans Day
November 25th, 2021 Thursday - Thanksgiving Day
November 26th, 2021 Friday - Day after Thanksgiving
December 24th, 2021 Friday - Christmas Eve
December 27th, 2021 Monday - Christmas Day
 December 31st, 2021 Friday - Treasures office closed to public at noon
January 1st, 2022 Monday - New Year's Day


Thomas County Statistics



County Seat





1,075 sq mi




Congressional District

Your County Commissioners


Brad Flipse, Member - 1st District

  • Ward II (Colby), Gem City, Menlo City, Oakley City, Rexford City, Lacey Township, Menlo Township, East Morgan Township, North Randall Township, South Randall Township, Rovohl Township, Smith Township, and Wendell Township
  • Elected into office in November 2018
  • Took office in January 2019

Brad Flipse - County Commissioner

City Council

Brian Luedke, Member  - 2nd District

  • Wards III & IV (Colby)
  • Elected into office in November 2021
  • Took office in January 2021

Brian Luedke - County Commissioner



Michael Baughn, Chairman - 3rd District

  • Ward I (Colby), Brewster City, Barrett Township, East Hale Township, West Hale Township, Kingery Township, West Morgan Township, and Summers Township
  • Elected into office in November 2012
  • Took office in January 14, 2013 

Michael Baughn - County Commissioner

Thomas County, Kansas

"Thomas County - Agricultural, educational, cultural and service center of Northwest Kansas!  We invite you to become a part of our progressive community!"

Mike Baughn - County Commissioner 

Contact Us

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 (785) 460-4500
 (785) 460-4503
 300 North Court, Colby, Kansas 67701

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