Golden Valley County

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Golden Valley

Golden Valley County is named for the Golden Valley Land and Cattle Company.

 

Created:  November 19, 1912

County Seat: 

Beach  1912 – present

 

County Courthouse – Beach

 

Location:  150 1st Avenue SE / 1st Street South

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Prairie / Federalist Revival

Architect:  W E Deitrich

Contractor:  A J Weinberger

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete Prairie style structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city.The west front has a projecting section with the entrance framed in white colored concrete and rising to a peaked roof. Horizontal white colored bands run below the windows and a wide band runs below the roof line. In 2013, an addition was constructed on the east side. The architect was Hulsing and Associates of Dickinson and the contractor was Ainsworth-Benning Construction, Inc. of Spearfish, South Dakota.

 

See:  The other Federalist Revival style courthouse in North Dakota is located in Logan County.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – McKenzie County

East    – Billings County

South – Slope County

West  – Fallon County, Montana and Wibaux County, Montana

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Courthouse Annex under construction

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2013