Dodge County

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Dodge

Dodge County is named for Augustus Caesar Dodge, who was a United States Senator.

 

Created:  November 23. 1854

County Seat:

Fremont  1855 – present

 

County Courthouse – Fremont  

 

Location:  435 North Park Street / West 5th Street

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  A H Dyer Company of Fremont

Contractor:  Olson & Johnson of Missoula, Montana

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a four story stone and concrete structure. The building is faced with blue Bedford stone. The center section projects from the building and has four large columns rising from the second to the third story. The cornice above the third story projects from the building. On the west side is the modern four story red colored brick and concrete Judicial Center which was constructed in 1984 to 1986. The architect was Dana Larson Roubal & Associates of Omaha and the contractor was McHan Construction, Inc. of Sioux City, Iowa. The courtrooms are located in the Judicial Center.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by John Ray and constructed by Seeley & Sons & Company in 1887 to 1888. The cost of construction was $11,800. The building was destroyed by fire in 1915. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $123,319.45.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cuming County and Burt County

E – Burt County and Washington County

S – Douglas County and Saunders County

W – Colfax County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2016