Oneida County

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Oneida County is named for Oneida Lake in New York state from where early settlers were from, and which lake is named for the Oneida Native America tribe.


Created:  January 22, 1864

County Seat: 

Malad City  1864 – present


County Courthouse – Malad City 


Location:  10 West Court Street / North 70 East

Built:  1938 – 1939

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Sundberg & Sundberg

Contractor:  Olson & Sons


Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story buff colored brick, steel and concrete structure. The west front has five bays and a projecting center section with recessed entrance on the first story and large window on the second story.  Cream colored terra cotta cast with foliate, bundled sheaf and zigzag designs decorates the fluted pillars on either side of the entrance. Horizontal bands run below the flat roof line. The building is a Works Project Administration project.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by F C Woods and built in 1882.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Oneida County Courthouse



N – Power County and Bannock County

E – Bannock County and Franklin County

S – Cache County and Box Elder County

W – Cassia County














Photos taken 2011