Edmunds County

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Edmunds County is named for Newton Edmunds, who was the  second Dakota Territorial Governor from 1863 to 1866.

 

Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:

Ipswich  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ipswich

 

Location:  210 2nd Street / 3rd Avenue East

Built:  1933 – 1934

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Roland R Wilcken

Contractor:  Gray Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a stately rectangular three story light buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city and has vertical white colored stone pilasters along the edges and around the main entrance on the west side where the center section projects from the main building. A white colored belt runs along the flat roof line.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built by Harry Phillips in 1885.

 

Courthouses: 

N – McPherson County

E – Brown County

S – Faulk County and Potter County

W – Walworth County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016