Garfield County

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Garfield County is named for James Abram Garfield, who was the twelfth President of the United   States of America.


Created:  March 9, 1882

County Seat: 

Panguitch  1882 – present


County Courthouse – Panguitch 


Location:  55 South Main Street / East 100 Street South

Built:  1907 – 1908

Style:  Victorian

Architect:  R C Watkins

Contractor:  E Burton


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a large square brick tower in the center front rising to the third story with a steep roof and weather vane. The entrance is arched with recessed doorway. The roof is hipped. Renovations were done in 1939 under the Works Project Administration. On the north side is a one story red colored brick addition constructed in 1984. The addition houses the court. The architect was Gardner & Gardner and the contractor was Valley Construction and Jack Maxwell.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Panguitch Historic District



N – Piute County and Wayne County

E – San Juan County

S – Kane County

W – Iron County

















Photos taken 2008