Fort Vermilion is named for the vermilion coloured clays lining the river banks and Fort Vermilion was established as a trading post in 1788.
Location: Fort Vermilion is located in the northern part of the Province.
Judicial District: Peace River Judicial District
Provincial Courthouse – Fort Vermilion
Location: 4607 River Road / 47 Street
Built: 2015 – 2017
Architect: Stantec Architecture Ltd. of Edmonton
Contractor: BCT Structures Inc. of Lethbridge
Description: The building faces northwest and is a one story steel, brick and concrete structure.. The building houses the Provincial Court.
Note: The previous courthouse was built around 1987. The architect was Anthony T Hutton Architect ( 1983 ) Ltd.
See: Within the Peace River Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench and Provincial Court at Peace River and Provincial Court Courthouses at Fairview, Falher, High Prairie, Red Earth Creek, Slave Lake and Wabasca-Demarais.