Faulk County is named for Andrew J Faulk, who served as the third Dakota Territorial governor from 1866 to 1869.
Created: January 8, 1873
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.
N – Edmunds County
E – Spink County
W – Potter County
Photos taken 2007 and 2016