La Paz County

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La Paz

La Paz County is named for the historic boomtown of La Paz located on the Colorado River and the Spanish word meaning “the peace”.

 

Created:  January 1, 1983

County Seat:        

Parker  1983 – present
County Courthouse – Parker

 

Location:  1315   South Kofa Avenue / West 14th Street

Built:  1993 – 1994

Style:  Modern Spanish

Architect:  Ganther Melby Lee

Contractor:  Layton Southwest

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story pinkish stucco structure. The building was dedicated on October 4, 1994. There is an open courtyard between the buildings forming the court complex. The roofline is extended to form an overhang supported by carved wood pillars. Offices doors exit onto the courtyard area. The courtroom is located in the southwest section.

 

County Administration – Parker

 

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Location:  1108 South Joshua Avenue / West 11th Street

Built:  1993 – 1994

Style: Modern Spanish

Architect:  Ganther Melby Lee

Contractor:  Layton Southwest

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story orange colored stucco structure. There is an open courtyard between the buildings forming the administration complex.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Mohave County

E – Yavapai County and Maricopa County 

S – Yuma County

W – Imperial County, California, Riverside County, California and San Bernardino County, California

Photos taken 2008