Sioux County

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Sioux County is named for the Sioux Native American tribe who reside in the region.


Created:  September 3, 1914

County Seat: 

Fort Yates  1915 – present

 

County Courthouse – Fort Yates

 

Location:  303 2nd Avenue / Belden Street

Built:  1980 – 1981

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Don D Jiran of Bismarck

Contractor:  Anderson Guthrie & Carlson of Bismarck

 

Description:The building faces east and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the tow, The east front of the rectangular building has a recessed entrance and windows. The south side is also recessed. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built by Adam Ostrum in 1922. The Standing Rock Indian Reservation Administration is also located here.

 

See:  The architect, Don D Jiran, also designed the courthouse in Grant County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grant County and Morton County

E – Emmons County

S – Corson County, South Dakota

W – Adams County and Grant County

 

                                                                                                                  

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Standing Rock Indian Reservation Administration 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009