Stanley County

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Stanley

Stanley County is named for General David Stanley, who was the Fort Sully Commandant.

 

Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:                

Fort Pierre  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Fort Pierre

 

Location:   8 East 2nd Avenue / 1st Street ( Highway 83 )

Built:  1970 – 1971

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Meese Peterson & Foss Inc.

Contractor:  Kelly Construction of Pierre

 

Description: The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete rectangular structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The entrances are recessed and the windows are vertical. The main entrance is located in the center of the south side. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Joseph A Schwarz and constructed in 1907.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dewey County and Sully County

E – Sully County and Hughes County

S – Lyman County, Jones County and Haakon County

W – Haakon County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2010 and 2015