Mellette County

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Mellette

Mellette County is named for Arthur C Mellette, who was the first Governor of South Dakota from 1889 to 1893.

 

Created :  June 3, 1909

County Seat :                

White River  1911- present

 

County Courthouse – White River

 

Location:  321 East 4th Street / McKinley Street

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Flahart, Dittman & Hegel Engineers & Architects Inc. of Rapid City

Contractor:  Rider Construction of Gordon, Nebraska

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story reddish-orange colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the town. The south front has a recessed entrance in the center. A wide concrete band runs below the roof line with narrow horizontal windows beneath. The roof line is flat. The basement was constructed in 1975.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Jackson County, Jones County and Lyman County

E – Tripp County

S – Todd County

W – Jackson County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2010