Grant County looks forward to seeing you in our community! Grant County is a family oriented friendly community located in the High Plains Region in the southwestern corner of Kansas, with its western edge being 28 miles from the Colorado state line, and its southern edge 27 miles from the Oklahoma border. The county is 24 miles square and is considered mostly flat land allowing you to see for miles around. Flat land is why Grant County has the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets with the skies being the bluest ever seen. Ulysses won status as county seat in 1888 and is still the only incorporated town in Grant County. The county has a population of 7,916.