Eddy County

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Eddy

Eddy County is named for Ezra B Eddy ( 1830-1885 ), who  was a Fargo, North Dakota banker.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Benson County

E – Nelson County and Griggs County

S – Foster County

W – Wells County

 

Created:  March 31, 1885                       Map of North Dakota highlighting Eddy County

County Seat:

New Rockford  1885 – present

 

County Courthouse – New Rockford

 

Location:  524 Central Avenue / 6th Street North

Built:  1899 -1900

Style:  Classical Revival / Federal

Architect:  M J Moran

Contractor:  M E Beebe of Fargo

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of New Rockford. The south front has a central entrance rising to a pediment at the roof line. The building has a course stone base. On the center of the roof is a square white colored wood tower with multipained windows. The building has a hipped roof with four small gables, one on each side. The courtroom is located on the east side of the second story.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Eddy County Courthouse

 

History:  The first courthouse erected after 1885 was located on the west side of Chicago Street. The second and present courthouse was built in 1899 to 1900 and the foreman during construction was H W Clark of New Rockford.

 

 

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County Courthouse – New Rockford

 

 

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Photos taken 2007, 2009, 2015 and 2018