Madison County

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Madison

Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  February 18, 1913

County Seat: 

Rexburg  1913 – present

 

County Courthouse – Rexburg 

 

Location:  159 East Main Street / North 2nd East Street

Built:  1920 – 1921

Style:  Beaux Arts / Classical Revival

Architect:  C A Sundberg  of Rexburg

Contractor:  Charles Zollinger

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a two story buff colored brick structure.The south front has a projecting center section with recessed entrance having two columns on either side and balustrade on the second story. There are vertical dividers along the front. The roof line is flat. On the west and north sides are new additions.

 

Note:  The first offices were leased in the old Webster–Winter building on East Main (upstairs above the Subway and Community Care).  The old dance hall in the building was made into a court room and public and private offices, and a jail of four cells was built at the rear of the building.

 

County Administration – Rexburg 

 

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Location:   134 East Main Street / South 1st East Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building  faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The roof line is flat. Across the street to the northeast is the courthouse.                

 

Courthouses: 

N – Fremont County

E – Teton County

S – Bonneville County and Jefferson County

W – Jefferson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2015