Pershing County is named for John J Pershing, who was a General during World War I.
Created: March 18, 1919
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 County, Humboldt 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
Photos taken 2013