Elko County

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Elko County is named for a Shoshoni word meaning “white woman”.

 

Created:  March 3, 1869

County Seat: 

Elko  1869 – present

 

County Courthouse – Elko 

 

Location:  571 Idaho Street / 6th Street

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  William H Weeks

Contractor:  Sellman Brothers of Reno

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a large portico with four Tuscan style columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. The pediment has ornamentation. Above the recessed entrance is an image of the face of Lady Justice in bas-relief. There are four column on the west and east sides. An ornate balustrade runs along the flat roof line. On the center of the roof is a shallow dome. On the north side is a modern addition.

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $150,000.

 

County Administration – Elko 

 

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Location:  540 Court Street / 6th Street

Built:  2009 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Lombard-Conrad Architects

Contractor:  MGM Construction

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is named as the Nannini Administration Building. The entrance is at the center of the north front. The second story has horizontal windows. The roof overhangs the building.  The courthouse is located on the south side.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Owyhee County, Idaho and Twin Falls County, Idaho

E – Box Elder County, Utah and Tooele County, Utah

S – White Pine County, Eureka County and  Lander County

W – Humboldt County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013