Weber County is named for The Weber Basin or after the Weber River which was after Captain John Weber.
Created: March 3, 1853
Ogden 1853 – present
County Courthouse – Ogden
Location: 2525 Grant Avenue / 25th Street
Built: 1995 – 1997
Architect: Sanders Herman Architects and Jones/Richards & Associates
Contractor: Herm Hughes & Sons, Inc.
Description: The building faces east and is four story brick, concrete and glass structure. The rectangular building has a recessed center section with an entrance on the first story , glass panels and a large clock. Along the first story are brick pillars with recessed walkway. The roof is curved.
Old County Courthouse – Ogden
Location: 2549 Washington Boulevard / 25th Street
Built: 1938 – 1940
Style: Moderne / Art Deco
Architect: Leslie S Hodgson & Mtrl A McLenahan
Contractor: George A Whitmeyer & Sons Company
Description: The building faces east and is twelve story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building was constructed under the Works Project Administration. The building served as county courthouse and city hall. In 2000, the building was renovated. The architect was Smith Hyat and the contractor was Union Pointe Construction.
County Administration – Ogden
Location: 2380 Washington Boulevard / 24th Street
Description: The building faces southwest and is three story concrete and glass structure. The building is a commercial building and the county has office space on the upper stories. The roof line is flat.
County Family Courthouse – Ogden
Location: Lincoln Avenue / 20th Street
Built: 2013 – 2015
Architect: VCBO Architecture
Contractor: Jacobson Construction Inc.
Description: The building faces southwest and is five story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building forms a “V” with a north and south wing joining on the west side. The west front has a glass entrance lobby with recessed center section rising to the roof line. Projecting glass walls extend from the main building. The roof line is flat.
Note: The cost of construction was $34,200,000.
E – Rich County
W – Box Elder County
Photos taken 2009, 2013 and 2015