Stanton County

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Stanton

Stanton County is named for Edwin M Stanton, who was the United States Secretary of War from 1862 to 1867.

 

Created:  January 26, 1856

County Seat:

Stanton  1862 – present

 

County Courthouse – Stanton  

 

Location:  804 Ivy Street / 8th Street

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Everett J Simpson of Architects Inc.

Contractor:  Fauss Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story white-brown colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The south front has a recessed center section with four brick vertical dividers. The west section projects slightly and the east section projects south with no windows. A wide white band runs below the flat roof line.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by T Dudley Allen and constructed by W L Alstyne of Lincoln in 1883 to 1884. The cost of construction of the courthouse was $10,624. The cupola was removed in 1930 and the building was demolished when the present courthouse was constructed.

 

See:  The architect, Everett J Simpson of Architects Inc., designed courthouses in Madison County and Pierce County.

 

See:  The contractor, Fauss Construction Inc., constructed the courthouse in Madison County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Wayne County

E – Cuming County

S – Colfax County and Platte County

W – Madison County

 

 

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Photos taken 2009