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.



N – Caribou County

E – Lincoln County, Wyoming

S – Rich County, Utah

W – Franklin County and Caribou County














Photos taken 2011