Caribou County

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Caribou County is named for the Caribou Mountains, which were named for Cariboo Fairchild, who was a prospector and who discovered gold in the area.


Created:  February 11, 1919

County Seat: 

Soda Springs  1919 – present


County Courthouse – Soda Springs 


Location:  159 South Main Street / West Center Street

Built:  1919 – 1920

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  C K Bocker

Contractor:  C K Bocker


Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story rectangular buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has a central entrance with small pediment above. A wide cornice runs below the first story windows. A wide white colored band runs below the eaves above the second story windows. The roof line is flat.



N – Bingham County and Bonneville County

E – Lincoln County, Wyoming

S – Bear Lake County and Franklin County 

W – Bannock County

















Photos taken 2011