Emmons County is named for James Emmons ( 1845-1919 ), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and entrepreneur.
Created: February 10, 1879
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
N – Burleigh County
S – Campbell County. South Dakota
Photos taken 2006, 2010 and 2016