Scotts Bluff County Nebraska

Official Website of Scotts Bluff County in Western Nebraska. Your source for Information about Scotts Bluff County Offices, Departments and Services. Cities and villages include Gering, Henry, Lyman, McGrew, Melbeta, Minatare, Mitchell, Morrill, Scottsbluff and Terrytown

Two drop boxes have been installed for public use between the Courthouse and Administration Buildings. The public is encouraged to utilize these boxes for documents or payments required by the respective County offices. Be SURE to place your documents inside a sealed envelope labeled for a specific office.

Scottsbluff County Jury trials have resumed. Jury Summons have been sent for the May – July, 2020 term, prospective jurors should respond to the qualification form and call the Jury Line (308) 633-1835 to verify when, if any, jury trial may be scheduled during that term. Due to COVID-19 County Courts are asking all visitors to observe social distancing guidelines.

Jury Service

Administration Building phone numbers are as follows:

Auto Registration: 308-436-6616
Assessor: 308-436-6627
Clerk: 308-436-6600
Driver’s License – State of Nebraska: 308-436-6597
Election Office: 308-436-6653
General Assistance AND Health Department: 308-436-6636
GIS Mapping: 308-436-6654
Human Resources: 308-436-6718
Juvenile Probation: 308-436-6655
Register of Deeds: 308-436-6607
Sheriff: 308-436-6667
Treasurer: 308-436-6617
Tri-City Roadrunner: 308-436-6687
Veterans Service: 308-436-6643
W.I.N.G: 308-436-4544

Building & Zoning, Roads Department and Weed Control Offices located at 785 Rundell Road can be contacted at 308-436-6700.

Courthouse phone numbers are as follows:

County Court: 308-436-6648
District Court: 308-436-6641
County Attorney: 308-436-6674
Public Defender: 308-436-6678

The monthly meeting of the Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING/HIDTA Task Force) will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office Training Center, 703 L Street, Bridgeport NE 69336.  The meeting is open to the public. The agenda is available at the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, 1825 10th Street, Gering NE 69341.

Current Events and Dates

  • January 3, Monday - Commissioner Meeting - Commissioners Room 4:30 p.m.
  • January 12, Wednesday - Tourism Committee Meeting - Commissioners Room 1:15 p.m.
  • January 15, Saturday - Mobile Home Court Reports - Filings due with Assessor
  • January 17, Monday - Martin Luther King Day - All offices closed.
  • January 18, Tuesday - Commissioner Meeting - Commissioners Room 4:30 p.m.
  • January 18, Tuesday - Communications Center Advisory Board Meeting - Communications Conference Room 3:30 p.m.


Scotts Bluff County - Map
Administration Building
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Scotts Bluff County Administration Building

Scotts Bluff County - Map
Court House
1725 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Scotts Bluff County Administration Building

General Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Most Departments Open through the Lunch Hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays:

  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day - 3rd Monday in January
  • Presidents Day - 3rd Monday in February
  • Arbor Day - Last Friday in April
  • Memorial Day - Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day - July 4th
  • Labor Day - 1st Monday in September
  • Columbus Day - 2nd Monday in October
  • Veteran's Day - November 11th
  • Thanksgiving Day - 4th Thur. & Fri. in November
  • Christmas Day - December 25th