The county of Seward is located in and was founded in 1867. There are 16,750 residents in Seward who have access to courthouses in Seward. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 6,964 residents in Seward, which is 4.3 square miles and 1,493ft above sea level.