Valley County

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Valley County is named for Long Valley which is located in the county.


Created:  February 26, 1917

County Seat: 

Cascade  1917 – present


County Courthouse – Cascade 


Location:  219 North Main Street / West Spring Street

Built:  1920

Style:  Modern / Art Deco

Architect:  V H Sheldrew

Contractor:  V H Sheldrew


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red-orange colored brick structure. The north entrance on the east side has a concrete porch. The central entrance also has a wide concrete porch with recessed glass panel entrance. The roof line is flat. On the south end is the new two story addition with recessed glass windows. The addition was constructed in 2004 to 2005. The architect was Lombard-Conrad Architects of Boise and the contractor was RSCI of Meridian.


Note:  The contract with V H Sheldrew was signed July 19, 1920 for $7348.00 and the courthouse was completed by September 1920. Part of the building was moved around 1946 to 1948 with the north part remaining, and the middle addition was completed with the final addition being added in 2004 to 2005.



N – Idaho County

E – Lemhi County and Custer County

S – Boise County

W – Gem County and Adams County














Commissioner Minutes of November 19, 1920





Photos taken 2012