Jefferson County

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Jefferson County is named for Thomas Jefferson, who was President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.


Created:  February 18, 1913

County Seat: 

Rigby  1913 – present


County Courthouse – Rigby 


Location:  250 Courthouse Way / Community Way

Built:  2006 – 2007

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Ormond Builders, Inc. of Idaho Falls

Contractor:  Ormond Builders, Inc. of Idaho Falls


Description:  The building  faces east and is a one story red and buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building faces east and was completed in 2007. The east front has a high glass entrance section with rounded roof and with an extended exterior porch with rounded roof. The lower part of the building is buff colored brick and the upper part is red colored brick. The roof line is flat.


Note:  A new addition is under construction in 2017 at a cost of $4,000,000. The architect was NBW Architect of Idaho Falls and the contractor was D L Beck Inc. of Rexburg.

Former County Courthouse – Rigby




Location:  134 North Clark Street / East Fremont Avenue

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:   Sundberg & Sundberg

Contractor:   Johnson J Mickelson


Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The central entrance on the west side is recessed and trimmed with concrete facing. There is a lower east and west wing. The roof line is flat. The building was demolished in 2016.



N – Clark County

E – Fremont County and Madison County

S – Bonneville County and Bingham County

W – Butte County and Clark County




















Photos taken 2011