Dickey County is named for George H Dickey ( 1858 -1923 ), a Valley City attorney and leader of the House of Representatives.
Created: March 5, 1881
Ellendale 1882 – present
County Courthouse – Ellendale
Location: 309 2nd Street North / 3rd Avenue North
Built: 1910 – 1911
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: Buechiner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota
Contractor: Ingemann Company
Description: The building faces south and is a two story dark red colored brick, concrete and limestone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city and a classic rectangle with an octagonal dome on the center of the roof. There are two tall columns at the south entrance with a pediment at the roof line. In the interior is a rotunda under the dome.
See: The architect Buechiner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed and built by Brown & Mallory in 1885.
N – LaMoure County
E – Sargent County
W – McIntosh County
Photos taken 2007