Morgan County

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Morgan

Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who was a pioneer, soldier and United States Representative from Virginia.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Weber County and Rich County

E – Rich County and Summit County

S – Summit County and Salt Lake County

W – Davis County

Created:  January 17, 1862                    Map of Utah highlighting Morgan County

County Seat: 

Weber City  1862 – 1866

Littleton       1866 – 1868

Morgan        1868 – present

 

County Courthouse – Morgan

 

Location:  48 West Young Street / State Street

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Lawrence D Olpin of Ogden

Contractor:  Ernest Stettler & Sons, Construction Company Inc, of Logan

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a one story brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Morgan. The southeast center section extends out from the main building and has a large glass window and entrance doors on the east and west sides. The windows are horizontal with metal dividers. The north section extends west and houses the courtroom. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Morgan City & County Memorial Building.  

 

See:  The 2nd Judicial District includes Davis County and Weber County.

 

History:  The county was created in 1862 and Weber City was selected as the county seat. In 1866 the county seat was moved to Littleton and then to Morgan in 1868. The first courthouse was a two story brick structure built in 1878. The courthouse was torn down when the second and present courthouse was constructed in 1957 to 1958.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Morgan

 

 

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Pioneer Cabin – Morgan

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2013