Clearwater County

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Clearwater

Clearwater County is named for the Clearwater River which flows through the county and has clear water.

 

Created:  March 3, 1911

County Seat: 

Orofino  1912 – present

 

County Courthouse – Orofino 

 

Location:  150 Michigan Avenue / Main Street

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Charles I Carpenter

Contractor:  Fred D Hammond

 

Description:  The building  faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast entrance has four columns rising to a header on the first story. The roof line is flat. An addition was built on the northwest side in 1975 to 1976. The architect was Architectural Workshop Architects and the contractor was Hollibaugh Construction Company.

 

See:  Located in the county is the old Shoshone County courthouse at Pierce.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Shoshone County

E – Mineral County, Montana and Missoula County, Montana

S – Idaho County

W – Lewis County, Nez Perce County and Latah County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2016