Iron County

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Iron County is named for the metal “iron” which is found in the region.

 

Created:  March 3, 1852

County Seat: 

Parowan  1864 – present

 

County Courthouse – Parowan 

 

Location:  68 South 200 Street East / East 100 Street South

Built:  1973 – 1974

Style:  Modern

Architect:  John S Rowley

Contractor:  Blackburn & Gower, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building has a large central portico supported by four concrete pillars. The glass entrance and second floor are recessed. A wide concrete horizontal band follows the roofline. The basement is concrete. The roof line is flat.

 

Old County Courthouse – Parowan

 

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Location:  15 East 100 Street / North Main Street

Built:  1875 – 1876

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and wood  structure. On the south side is a small porch at the central first story entrance. The windows on the first story are arched. The building has a red colored hipped roof and an addition was added on the north side. The building was damaged in 1971 and a new courthouse was constructed. The building is now a mortuary.

 

County Justice Center – Cedar City

 

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Location:  82 North 100 East Street / East Center Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a central entrance on the first story with a canopy supported by one post. On the second story is a large window. The north and south sections project and have narrow vertical windows. The roof line is flat. The building was formerly the forestry Building.

 

County Courthouse – Cedar City

 

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Location:  40 North 100 East Street / East Center Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick, flagstone  and concrete structure. The south front has a central glass panel entrance with a flagstone wall on the east side. Above the entrance is sloped roof. The windows are horizontal. The roof line is flat. The building houses the 5th Judicial District Court.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Beaver County

E – Garfield County

S – Kane County and Washington County

W – Lincoln County, Nevada

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2013