Dewey County

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Dewey County is named for W P Dewey, who was a pioneer in the region.

 

Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:

Timber Lake  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Timber Lake

 

Location:  710 C Street / 8th Street

Built:   1959 – 1960

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Marion E Smith

Contractor:  Hughes-Johnson Company Inc.

 

Description:The building faces west and is a one story light buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a small canopy over the entrance supported by two brick supports. The roof is hipped with a wide overhang.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Corson County

E – Walworth County, Potter County and Sully County

S – Sully County, Stanley County and Ziebach County

W – Ziebach County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2010 and 2013