Power County

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Power County is named for the American Falls Power Plant.


Created:  January 30, 1913

County Seat: 

American Falls  1913 – present


County Courthouse – American Falls 


Location:  543 Bannock Avenue / Idaho Street

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Prairie School and Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  C A Sundberg of Idaho Falls

Contractor:  Bird Findlayson


Description:  The building  faces northwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The northwest front has a projecting central section with stone framed entrance on the first story and large window above on the second story. The windows have stone trim. The roof line is flat. Plumbing was done by M A Wortman.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Power County Courthouse



N – Blaine County and Bingham County

E – Bingham County and Bannock County

S – Oneida County

W – Cassia County and Blaine County

















Photos taken 2011 and 2012