Office of the County Counselor
Crawford County, Kansas


Department Function: The County Counselor is the civil attorney and legal counsel for the Board of County Commissioners and all other County Departments. The position includes representing the County before the Courts in civil matters, conducting tax sales, prosecuting eminent domain actions, advising the Planning Commission on zoning and land use matters, pursuing nuisances and dilapidated structures, preparing resolutions for the Board of County Commissioners, advising on road vacations, land annexations, etc. The County Counselor does not provide legal advice or legal services to the general public.

Important Phone Numbers:
Office (620)724-6390
Fax (620)724-6841

Counselor's Office-Location:
Crawford County Courthouse (Second Floor)
111 East Forest
Girard, Kansas
Office Hours 8:30 - 4:30, Monday - Friday

Mailing Address:
Crawford County Counselor
P.O. Box 68
Girard, Kansas 66743


Tax Foreclosure Sale
An annual Tax Foreclosure Sale is held in late summer or early fall of each year. Notice of those properties to be sold will be by publication in the Morning Sun for three consecutive weeks and by accessing the link below titled Tax Foreclosure Sale List.

Information on the Foreclosure Sale process may be obtained by accessing the link below titled Tax Foreclosure Sale Guide.

Tax Foreclosure Information:

Tax Foreclosure Sale Guide
Tax Foreclosure Sale List




Jim Emerson
Crawford County Counselor

County Courthouse, 2nd Floor
PO Box 68
Girard, Kansas

Ph: 620-724-6390