Burke County

US States / N / North Dakota / Burke County
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Burke County is names for Governor John Burke, who created the county by proclamation.

 

Created:  February 8, 1910

County Seat:

Bowbells  1910 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bowbells

 

Location:  103 Main Street Southeast / 1st Street Northeast

Built:  1927 – 1928

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Toltz, King & Day of St. Paul, Minnesota

Contractor:  Olson & Orheim of Minot.

 

Description:  The building faces north and  is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front of the building has a protruding entrance extending up to the second story. There is stonework around the entrance doorway and stonework under each window. The roof line is flat.

 

See:  The architect, Toltz, King & Day of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saskatchewan, Canada

E – Renville County and Ward County

S – Ward County and Mountrail County

W – Williams County and Divide County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2011 and 2016