Oliver County

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Oliver

Oliver County is named for Harry S Oliver ( 1855-1909 ) of Lisbon, North Dakota, who was a Republican politician and member of the House of Representatives.

 

Created:  April 14, 1885

County Seat: 

Sanger ( Raymond )  1885  – 1902

Center                        1902 – present

 

County Courthouse – Center

 

Location:  315 Main Street / Lakota Avenue

Built:  1978 – 1979

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Ario C Beattie

Contractor:  Harley Miller Construction

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story sand colored brick structure.  The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. On the north front is a concrete portico supported by concrete pillars. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located at the center of the south side of the building.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built by Rhud in 1905.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Mercer County and McLean County

E – McLean County and Burleigh County

S – Morton County

W – Mercer County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2013