Butte County

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Butte

Butte County is named for the buttes rising from the Snake River Plain.

 

Created:  February 6, 1917

County Seat: 

Arco  1917 – present

 

County Courthouse Annex – Arco 

 

Location:  326 West Grand Avenue / North Water Street

Built:  1946 – 1947

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building  faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The center section extends from the main building and has the main entrance. The roof line is flat. The building was the Veterans Memorial Building until converted to the courthouse annex. The courtroom is located on the northwest side of the first story.

 

County Courthouse – Arco 

 

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Location:  256 West Grand Avenue / North Idaho Street

Built:  1919 – 1920

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Utah Construction Canal Limited

Contractor:  Utah Construction Canal Limited

 

Description:  The building  faces southeast and is a one story red colored brick and wood  structure. The southeast front has a central entrance. The roof is hipped. The building was constructed and then moved to the present location in 1934. The court now sits in the Courthouse Annex located to the southwest.

 

Note:  The County purchased the building from the Utah Construction Canal Limited on May 1, 1934 at a cost of $1166. In 1941 a contract was awarded to Martin Hanni to paint the building at a cost of $265.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Custer County, Lemhi County and Clark County

E – Bingham County

S – Bingham County and Blaine County

W – Custer County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2015