Pershing County

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Pershing County is named for John J Pershing, who was a General during World War I.


Created:  March 18, 1919

County Seat: 

Lovelock  1919 – present


County Courthouse – Lovelock 


Location:  400 Main Street / Dartmouth Avenue

Built:  1920 – 1921

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Frederic J DeLongcamps of Reno

Contractor:  Howard S Williams of San Francisco, California


Description:  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city center. The building has a hexagram plan with circular center and extended east and west sections. The east front has a portico with six columns rising to a wide pediment. The recessed entrance is framed. The north and south sides of the building are curved. A cornice runs below the roof line and along the lower roof line of the center section. On the center of the roof is a wide shallow dome.


Note:  The cost of construction was $99,138.68.


See: Frederic J DeLongchamps designed courthouses located in Carson City ( Ormsby County ), Douglas CountyHumboldt County, Lander County, Lyon County and Washoe County. He also designed the California courthouse in Alpine County.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Perishing County Courthouse.



N – Humboldt County

E – Lander County

S – Churchill County

W – Washoe County





County Courthouse













Photos taken 2013