Corson County

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Corson County is named for Dighton Corson, who was a  Judge of the Supreme Court from 1889 to 1913.


Created:  March 2, 1909

County Seat:

McIntosh  1909 – present


County Courthouse – McIntosh


Location:  120 1st Street / 1st Avenue East

Built:  2007 – 2009

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hulsing & Associates of Dickinson, North Dakota

Contractor:  Tooz Construction of Dickinson, North Dakota


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story light yellow and brown colored stone, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds on the north side of the center of the city. The south front has stone work and an open porch along the center and east section with stone dividers separating the windows. The other sides have vinyl covered walls. On the roof are three dormer windows. The base of the building which sits on the side of a slope is brown stone. The northwest section rises above the main building.


Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1910 and burned in 2006.



N – Sioux County, North Dakota

E – Campbell County and Walworth County

S – Dewey County and Ziebrach County

W – Perkins County





County Courthouse
















Photos taken 2009