Weber County

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Weber

Weber County is named for The Weber Basin or after the Weber River which was after Captain John Weber.

 

Created:  March 3, 1853

County Seat: 

Ogden  1853 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ogden 

 

Location:  2525 Grant Avenue / 25th Street

Built:  1995 – 1997

Style:  Modern

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

 

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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

 

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Location:  2380 Washington Boulevard / 24th Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

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

 

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Location:  Lincoln Avenue / 20th Street

Built:  2013 – 2015

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Box Elder County and Cache County

E – Rich County 

S – Morgan County and Davis County 

W – Box Elder County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009, 2013 and 2015