Bremer County is named for Frederika Bremer, who was a Swedish traveler, poet and author.
Created: January 15, 1851
Waverly 1854 – present
County Courthouse – Waverly
Location: 415 East Bremer Avenue / 4th Street NE
Built: 1936 – 1937
Architect: Mortimer B Cleveland of Waterloo
Contractor: Rebholz & Drape Construction Company of Tripoli
Description: The building faces south and is a three story pressed buff colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The central section has vertical stone divided by buff colored brick. The east and west sections are lower at two stories. There is dark stone framing the first story entrance. The building was a Works Project Administration project.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1858.
N – Chickasaw County
E – Fayette County
W – Butler County
Photos taken 2008