Emmons County

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Emmons

Emmons County is named for James Emmons ( 1845-1919 ), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and  entrepreneur.

 

Created:  February 10, 1879

County Seat:  

Linton  1899 – present

 

County Courthouse – Linton

 

Location:  100 Southwest 4th Street / 1st Street Southwest

Built:  1933 – 1934

Style:   Art Deco

Architect:  Bugenhagen, Hess & Deeter

Contractor:  Olson & Orheim of Minot

 

Description:  The building faces east and is two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds on the west side of the center of the city and supported by structural steel  having a higher center portion with the entrance on the east side. The brickwork forms vertical dividers between the windows. Ruff ledge Mankato stone forms the trim of the original building. The roof line is flat. The building was a Works Project Administration project.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1899.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Emmons County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Burleigh County

E – Logan County and McIntosh County

S – Campbell County. South Dakota

W – Sioux County and Morton County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2010 and 2016