Nakusp is named for the Sinixt language “Neqo’sp” meaning “closed in” or “safe”.
Location: Nakusp is located in the south central part of the Province.
Judicial District: Kootenay Judicial District
Courthouse – Nakusp
Location: 415 Broadway West / 5 Avenue NW
Built: 1909 – 1910
Style: Wood Frame
Architect: Evered Criddle
Contractor: W G Gillett of Nelson
Description: The building faces south and is a one story wood frame and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The basement is concrete with a wood frame structure above. The windows have red coloured trim. The south front has a central one story projecting entrance. The grey coloured roof is hipped. The building houses the Provincial Court.
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Photos taken 2016