Sanpete County

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Sanpete

Sanpete County is named for San Pitch, who was a leader in Utah and his names was corrupted to “Sanpete”.

 

Created:  March 3, 1852

County Seat: 

Manti  1852 – present

 

County Courthouse – Manti 

 

Location:  160 North Main Street / East 205 North Street

Built:  1935 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Lorenzo S Young

Contractor:  Frank Mavlett and Darrell J Greewell ( WPA Superintendants ).

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story white colored polished stone, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and has four narrow vertical windows in the center section with the entrance flanked by two Art Deco lighting fixtures. And with the fifth narrow window above the doorway. The roof line is flat. The building was a Works Project Administration project.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1864 and an addition was built in 1873.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Juab County and Utah County

E – Carbon County and Emery County

S – Sevier County

W – Millard County and Juab County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2015