Prince George is named for Fort George and Prince George, Duke of Kent, who was the fourth son of reigning King George V.
Location: Prince George is located in the north central part of the Province.
Judicial District: Cariboo Judicial District
Courthouse – Prince George
Location: 250 George Street / 2 Avenue
Built: 1994 – 1997
Architect: Howard/Yano Partners Architects
Contractor: Kraft Construction Company.
Description: The building faces southwest and is a five story concrete and glass structure. The building is located in the centre of Prince George. The southwest front has a two story semi-circular colonnade with recessed entrance and glass walls. The west and south sections are two stories with the northeast section of the building rising to five stories with a large black colored dome at the top. The roof line is flat. A plaza named as the J O Wilson Square runs along the south side. The building is named as Prince George Law Courts and houses the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court..
Note: Marteck Electrical Systems Ltd was the electrical contractor.