Jerome County

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Jerome County is named for Jerome Hill, who was the developer of the North Side Irrigation Project, or for his son-in law Jerome Kuhn or his grandson Jerome Kuhn Jr.


Created:  February 8, 1919

County Seat: 

Jerome  1919 – present


County Courthouse – Jerome 


Location:  300 North Lincoln Avenue / 2nd Avenue East

Built:  1937 – 1938

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Sundberg and Subndberg

Contractor:  Paul R Karteke


Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a projecting central section with recessed entrance with large window on the second story. The building has white trim and a flat roof line.  An addition was added on the south side in 1974 and 1975. The architect was Sundberg and Subndberg  and the contractor was Neilsen & Company.



N – Lincoln County

E – Minidoka County

S – Cassia County and Twin Falls County

W – Gooding County

















Photos taken 2011