Clark County is named for Clark House, a local inn owned by Mrs. M E Greenslet that was the county’s first headquarters.
Created: January 8, 1873
Clark 1882 – present
County Courthouse – Clark
Location: 200 North Commercial Street / 2nd Avenue NE
Built: 1933 – 1934
Style: Art Deco
Architect: Hugill & Blatherwick
Contractor: Gray Construction Company
Description: The building faces east and is a three story orange colored brick and concrete structure. The building is locatied on landscaped grounds on the north side of the center of the city and has a stone trimmed entrance in the center of the main floor with a stone eagle over the doorway. The building has horizontal white colored stone bands and a wide white colored stone band at the flat roof line.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by W L Dow and constructed by Samuel Hackett, L H Hackett and Ira Davidson in 1888. The building was located west of the present courthouse near the high school.
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Picture 1888 Courthouse
Photos taken 2007 and 2018