Elmore County

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Elmore County is named for the Ida Elmore mines, which were noted for gold and silver production in the 1860’s.

 

Created:  February 7, 1889

County Seat: 

Rocky Bar           1889 – 1891

Mountain Home  1891 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Mountain Home 

 

Location:  150 South 4th Street / East 2nd South

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Wayland & Fennell

Contractor:  C E Johnson

 

Description:  The building  faces southwest and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The south front has a slightly projecting centre section with stone framed entrance on the first story. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Boise County

E – Blaine County, Camas County, Gooding County and Twin Falls County

S – Owyhee County

W – Owyhee County and Ada County
 

                       

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Photos taken 2011