Sanborn County is named for George W Sanborn, who was a superintendent of the Milwaukee Railroad.
Created: May 1, 1883
Woonsocket 1884 – present
County Courthouse – Woonsocket
Location: 604 West 6th Street / South 3rd Avenue
Built: 1907 – 1908
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: E P Eisentraut of Sioux City, Iowa
Contractor: Eisentraut-Coly Pottenfer Company of Sioux City Iowa
Description: The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The base of the building is gray colored stone. The south front has a protruding center section with entrance door and stone trim up to the Greek style roof. There are similar extensions on the east and west sides but without the stone trim. A white colored protruding cornice runs along the roof line. The roof line is flat.
N – Beadle County
E – Miner County
Photos taken 2006 and 2016