Canyon County is named for the canyon of the Boise River or for the Snake River Canyon which forms the boundary with Oregon State.
Created: March 7, 1891
Caldwell 1891 – present
County Courthouse – Caldwell
Location: 1112 Albany Street / North 11th Avenue
Built: 1974 – 1975
Architect: Keys, Olson & Ensley
Contractor: Walter Opp Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored concrete and glass structure. The building has a three story section along the east side. The south central section is recessed. In the center is an open courtyard with the walls of the old courthouse along the north side. The roof line is flat.
E – Ada County
S – Owyhee County
W – Malheur County, Oregon
Photos taken 2009