Haakon County

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Haakon

Haakon County is named for King Haakon VII of Norway.

 

Created:  November 1, 1914

County Seat:

Philip  1916 – present

 

County Courthouse – Philip

 

Location:  140 South Howard Street / Oak Street

Built:   1930 – 1931

Style:  Art Deco and Prairie

Architect:  Perkins & McWayne of Sioux Falls

Contractor:  S W Jonasen & Company of Aberdeen

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. On the west front the stone framed entrance extends from the building. There is stone trim along the roof line. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Ziebach County

E – Stanley County and Jones County 

S – Jackson County

W – Pennington County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2015