Sevier County

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Sevier County is named for the Sevier River which flows through the county, and the Spanish for “sevier” means “wild”.


Created:  January 16, 1865

County Seat: 

Richfield  1865 – present


State Courts Building – Richfield 


Location:  895 East 300 North Street / North US Highway 89

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  GSBS Architects of Salt Lake City

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story buff colored concrete and glass structure. The building has a higher center section with glass entrance and green overhang. The east and west wings are lower and have large windows with a horizontal green overhang across the center.


County Courthouse – Richfield 




Location:  250 North Main Street / East 200 North Street

Built:  1974 – 1975

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Carpenter & Stringham

Contractor:  ABC General Construction


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story buff colored concrete and glass structure. The building is located in the center of the city. The southwest corner has a porch supported by white colored columns. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 2006 to 2007. The architect was Kevin Madson & Associates Inc. and the contractor was Majectic Builders, Inc.


Note:  The previous courthouse was a two story structure designed by Joseph A Horne and constructed in 1892.



N – Sanpete County

E – Emery County

S – Wayne County and Piute County

W – Beaver County and Millard County





State Courts Building










County Courthouse
















Photos taken 2008 and 2013