Dixon County

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Dixon County is named for Dixon, who was an early pioneer in the area.


Created:  January 26, 1856

County Seat:

Ponca  1858 – present


County Courthouse – Ponca 


Location:  302 West 3rd Street / North Iowa Street

Built:  1883 – 1884

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The central entrance has white trim around the white colored wood door. On the west side the new three story buff colored brick s built in 1939 and 1940. This building has the main entrance on the eastside of the north front. White colored vertical dividers separate the windows and a wide white header runs at the roof line. The architect was J R Reynolds of Sioux City, Iowa and the contractor was Works Projects Administration.



N – Clay County, South Dakota and Union County, South Dakota

E – Union County, South Dakota and Dakota County

S – Thurston County and Wayne County

W – Wayne County and Cedar County

















Photos taken 2008