Bear Lake County

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Bear Lake

Bear Lake County is named for Bear Lake situate on the border with Utah.

 

Created:  January 5, 1875

County Seat: 

Paris  1875 – present

 

County Courthouse – Paris

 

Location:  7 East Center Street / North Main Street

Built:  1885 – 1886

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Truman O Angell

Contractor:  Wooley Brothers of Paris

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The south front has two high white colored columns with a recessed entrance on the first story, an enclosed second story and pediment at the roof line. The windows are arched and the roof is hipped.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Caribou County

E – Lincoln County, Wyoming

S – Rich County, Utah

W – Franklin County and Caribou County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011