150-Year Rush

Rush County, Kansas


  • 2022 St Patricks Float
  • Proclamation Signing
  • Proclamation Signing
  • Proclamation

Celebrating 150 Years
of Rush County History

Rush County was surveyed in 1867 and organized on December 5, 1874 by Kansas Governor Thomas Osborn. The county was named in honor of Captain Alexander Rush, Company H of the 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry.


The 1874 Proclamations

The 2023 Proclamation