Cassia County

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Cassia

Cassia County is named for Cassia Creek or for James John Cazier, who was a member of the Mormon Battalion.

 

Created:  February 20, 1879

County Seat: 

Albion  1879 – 1918

Burley  1918 – present

 

County Courthouse – Burley 

 

Location:  1459 Overland Avenue / East 15th Street

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Art Deco

Architect: Burton E Morse of Twin Falls

Contractor:   C W Watkins of Boise

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a three story red colored brick structure. The west front has a high center section with the entrance on the first story and large window on the second story with a cream colored terra cotta cast with foliate and geometric design and above. Above the entrance is another cream colored panel with a wingspread eagle and the date “1939″. On the exterior are projecting dividers between the windows. A horizontal band runs along the flat roof line. There are glass canopies extending from the west and south entrances. The building is a Public Works Administration project.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Cassia County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Twin Falls County, Jerome County, Minidoka County, Blaine County and  Power County

E – Power County and Oneida County

S – Box Elder County, Utah and Elko County, Nevada

W – Twin Falls County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011