Faulk County

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Faulk

Faulk County is named for Andrew J Faulk, who served as the third Dakota Territorial governor from 1866 to 1869.

 
Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:

La Foon   1883 – 1886

Faulkton  1886 – present

 

County Courthouse – Faulkton

 

Location:  110 9th Avenue South / Court Street

Built:  1905 – 1906

Style:  Renaissance and Classical Revival

Architect:  W R Parsons and Sons of Des Moines, Iowa

Contractor:  Gray Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a stately rectangular three story brown colored sandstone structure. The building has a red colored stone base and portico supported by three large columns on the east side rising to a pediment. The roof line of the building is has a balustrade. On the west side is the old two story buff colored brick jail.

 

Note:  The cupola was removed from the courthouse in 1934.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Edmunds County

E – Spink County

S – Hand County and Hyde County

W – Potter County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016