Harney County

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Harney County is named for William S Harney, who was a cavalry officer and who was involved in the Pig War.

 

Created:  February 25, 1889

County Seat: 

Burns     1889

 

County Courthouse – Burns

 

Location:  450 North Buena Vista Avenue / West Washington Street

Built:  1941 – 1942

Style:  Modern

Architect:  C Roald, Schmeer and Harrington of Portland

Contractor:  A Richie & Company of Baker

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff brick structure. The building fis located on landscaped grounds and is rectangular  with the main entrance at the center of the east side. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1890 as the Smith and Young Building and donated to the county. In 1940, the county moved into the Brown Building. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $68,231.

 

Courthouses: 

N Crook County and Grant County

E – Malheur County

S  Humboldt County, Nevada and Washoe County, Nevada

W – Lake County, Deschutes County and Crook County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2015