Clackamas County

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Clackamas County is named for the Clackamas Native Americans, who were a tribe living in the area.

 

Created:  July 5, 1843

County Seat: 

Oregon City 1843 – present

 

County Courthouse – Oregon City

 

Location:  801 Main Street / 8th Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  F Marion Stokes

Contractor:  Glen M Ford of Portland

 

Description:  The building  faces southeast and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast front has a central entrance framed with stone which rises to the second story with crest at the third story. Columns rise on either side of the center entrance and have eagle statues at the top. There is a wide concrete band along the flat roof line. Figures hold an “all-seeing eye” atop the corner piers at the third story. There is a south wing. The building was a Works Progress Administration project. An addition with clock at the top was constructed on the north side.

 

County Juvenile Courthouse – Oregon City

 

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Location:  2051 Kaen Road

Built:  1961 – 1962

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Schumaker & Newton

Contractor:  W E Nelson

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a one story gray colored siding and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds to the south of the city center. The recessed entrance is located on the south side. The building forms a pie shape with a central section on the south. The roof is hipped. The building houses the Juvenile Court. 

 

County Administration – Oregon City

 

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Location:  2051 Kaen Road / South Beavercreek Road

Built:  2003 – 1937

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Mackenzie / Hoffman Construction

Contractor:  Hoffman Construction

 

Description:  The building  faces east and is a four story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds to the south of the city center. The building houses the Family Court.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Multnomah County

E – Hood River County and Wasco County

S – Marion County

W – Marion County, Yamhill County and Washington County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Juvenile Courthouse

 

 

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County Administration

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2016