Ponoka is named for the Blackfoot name for “elk”.
Location: Ponoka is located in the central part of the Province.
Judicial District: Wetaskinwin Judicial District
Provincial Courthouse – Ponoka
Location: 5110 49th Avenue / 51 Street
Built: 1974 – 1976
Architect: Douglas Cardinal Architect Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario
Description: The building faces south and is a three story buff coloured brick, glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The windows are horizontal and recessed with horizontal brick dividers between each story. The south front is curved with the entrance towards the west side. The roof line is flat. The Court is located in the Provincial Building.
See: Within the Wetaskiwin Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench at Wetaskiwin and Provincial Courthouses located at Camrose and Killam.
Photos taken 2015