Sheridan County

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Sheridan County is named for General Phillip Henry Sheridan, who was an American Civil War hero.


Created:  December 4, 1908

County Seat: 

McClusky  1909 – present


County Courthouse – McClusky


Location:  215 2nd Street East / Avenue B East

Built:  1938 – 1939

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Ira L Rush of Minot

Contractor:  P H Schwarts


Description:  The building faces west and is a three story concrete and reinforced steel structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city and  has a projecting center section with the entrance at the center of the first story. The building is 52 feet by 88 feet and was a Works Project Administration project using local labor and trades. The roof line is flat.


See:  The architect,  Ira L Rush of Minot, also designed the courthouses in Adams County, Burleigh County and Ransom County.


Note:  The city of McClusky furnished a building, rent free, on Main Street for a temporary courthouse until the new courthouse was built. The first courthouse was built in 1909 to 1910.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Sheridan County Courthouse



N – McHenry County and Pierce County 

E – Wells County

S – Kidder County and Burleigh County

W – McLean County




County Courthouse



















Picture 1909 Courthouse

Photos taken 2009 and 2012