Sevier County is named for the Sevier River which flows through the county, and the Spanish for “sevier” means “wild”.
Created: January 16, 1865
Richfield 1865 – present
State Courts Building – Richfield
Location: 895 East 300 North Street / North US Highway 89
Architect: GSBS Architects of Salt Lake City
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
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
State Courts Building
Photos taken 2008 and 2013