Rolette County

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Rolette

Rolette County is named for Joseph Rolette, Jr. of Pembina, North Dakota ( 1820-1871 ), who was a fur trader and frontier politician.

 

Created:  January 4, 1873

County Seat: 

Rolla  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Rolla

 

Location:  102 2nd Street Northeast / 1st Avenue Northeast

Built:  1959 – 1960

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Brunner, Hoeffel & Bohrer

Contractor:  Mattson Construction Company of Minot

 

Description: The building faces southwest and is a modern two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The southwest front has a small recessed entrance. The building is plain in style with horizontal windows along the first story. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was a two story school built in 1902 and converted into a courthouse in 1908.

 

See:  The architect, Brunner, Hoeffel & Bohrer and the contractor, Mattson Construction Company, also designed and constructed the courthouse in Bottineau County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Manitoba, Canada

E – Towner County

S – Pierce County

W – Bottineau County

 

                                

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016