Castlegar is named for Castlegar in County Galway, Ireland, which was the home of the townsite founder Edward Mahon.
Location: Castlegar is located in the south part of the Province.
Judicial District: Kootenay Judicial District
Courthouse – Castlegar
Location: 555 Columbia Avenue / 6th Street
Built: 1981 – 1982
Architect: Gerald E Sager Architect & Associates
Contractor: Fame Construction Limited of Trail
Description: The building faces west and is a one story wood frame and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and is a square shape. The west front has two sets of four windows with the entrance on the north end. The flat roof line overhangs the building. On the centre of the roof is a raised section with horizontal windows. The building houses the Provincial Court.
Note: During construction, the foreman was Alex Markin and his son Phil Markin was the construction estimator.
Kootenay Judicial District Courthouses:
Photos taken 2016