White Pine County

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White Pine County is named for the white pine trees in the region.

 

Created:  March 2, 1869

County Seat: 

Hamilton  1869 – 1887

Ely           1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ely

 

Location:  801 Clark Street / 9th Street

Built:  1908 – 1909

Style:  Neo-Classical and Italianate

Architect:  George T Beardslee

Contractor:  R E Dodson and G W Wells

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story cream colored dressed ashlar and concrete structure. The building sits on a hilltop. The north front has a porch at the central entrance supported by two pillars and with balcony on the second story. The central section projects slightly from the main building and rises to a peak at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a square brown colored cupola with copper dome. The roof is sloped. A two story jail was added to the rear in 1925.

 

Note:  The contract was $49,699 for a new courthouse, along with an additional $3,384 for the structure’s copper dome.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Elko County

E – Tooele County, Utah, Juab County, Utah and Millard County, Utah

S – Lincoln County and Nye County

W – Nye County and Eureka County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013