Grant County

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Grant County is named for General Ulysses S Grant ( 1822-1885 ), who was the 18th president of the United States.


Created:  January 30, 1868

County Seat: 

Silver City  1868 – present


County Courthouse – Silver City  


Location:  201 North Cooper Street / Broadway

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  George Williamson Inc.

Contractor:  Edward Lembke & Company


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building sits on the side of a hill on landscaped grounds in the center of the city.. At the east front entrance is a large arch with windows. The north and south wings project from the main building. The roof line is flat.


Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1883



N – Catron County

E – Sierra County and Luna County

S – Hidalgo County

W – Greenlee County, Arizona





County Courthouse













Photos taken 2007