Fremont County

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Fremont

Fremont County is named for John C Fremont, who was an explorer of the America West.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Beaverhead County, Montana, Madison County, Montana and Gallatin County, Montana

E – Park County, Wyoming and Teton County, Wyoming 

S – Teton CountyMadison County and Jefferson County

W – Jefferson County and Clark County

 

Created:  March 4, 1893                                                             Map of Idaho highlighting Fremont County

County Seat: 

St. Anthony  1893 – present

 

County Courthouse – St. Anthony 

 

Location:  151 West 1st Street North / North 1st Street West

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Wayland & Fennell of Boise

Contractor:  Perham & Harris of St. Anthony

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a two story rectangular red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of St. Anthony. The south front of the rectangular shaped building has a projecting center section with recessed entrance flanked by two columns on either side rising to a wide header at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a wide white colored dome. There is a wing extending east. The interior has a large stained glass skylight located over the second-story stair well. The courtroom is located on the second story.  On the northwest side is the modern County Law Enforcement Center.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Fremont County Courthouse

 

History:  The county was created in 1893 and St. Anthony was selected as the county seat. The county used rented premises. The first and present courthouse was constructed in 1909 to 1910.

 

 

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County Courthouse – St. Anthony

 

 

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County Law Enforrcement Complex – St. Anthony

Photos taken 2011