Loup County

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Loup

Loup County is named for the Loup River which flows through the Sandhills region.

 

Created:  February 23 1883

County Seat:

Taylor  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Taylor  

 

Location:  408 4th Street / Broadway Street

Built:  1957 - 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Ballmes and D E Matter of Lead, South Dakota

Contractor:  Predmore, Northey & Amos of Taylor.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story stone and metal structure. The east front has the glass entrance in the center. A horizontal stone facing is along the bottom half of the building. An extended roof protects the entrance. The white colored metal siding has vertical ridges.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1884. The two story building was constructed at no cost to the county by a rancher who wanted the county seat to remain in Taylor. The building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Rock County

E – Garfield County

S – Custer County

W – Blaine County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2010