Lawrence County is named for John Lawrence of Yankton, who was a legislator in 1875.
Created: January 11, 1875
Deadwood 1877 – present
County Courthouse – Deadwood
Location: 90 Sherman Street / Pine Street
Built: 1906 – 1908
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: Belle and Detweiler of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contractor: Mullen and Munn of Deadwood
Description: The building faces east and is a three story brownstone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The floors are composed of mosaic work and Greek fret borders near the walls. The second floor has ornate iron railing backed by golden oak. The building was renovated in 1990 and a new Annex was built to the south of the courthouse.
N – Butte County
E – Meade County
Photos taken 2007 and 2011