Harding County

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Harding

Harding County is named for J A Harding, who was a legislator in 1881.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Bownman County, North Dakota and Adams County, North Dakota

E – Perkins County

S – Butte County 

W – Carter County, Montana and Fallon County, Montana

 

Created:   March 3, 1881                        Map of South Dakota highlighting Harding County

County Seat:

Buffalo  1910 – present

 

County Courthouse – Buffalo

 

Location:  410 Rams Land Street / 5th Street

Built:  1996 – 1997

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hulsing & Associates

Contractor:  Professional Constructure Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story light red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Buffalo. The center section has brick supports with recessed glass walls. The upper part is pink and white color. The west section is red colored brick and concrete.

 

History:  The county was created in 1881 ana organized in 1909 with Buffalo as the county seat in 1910. The first courthouse was a two story wood frame structure built in 1911. The courthouse was demolished and the second and present courthouse was constructed in 1996 to 1997.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Buffalo

 

 

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Picture 1911 County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2009