Maricopa County

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Maricopa

Maricopa County is named for the Maricopa Native American people who inhabited the area.

 

 Created:  February 12, 1871

County Seat:        

Phoenix 1871 – present 

County Courthouse – Phoenix

 

Location:  125 West Washington Street / South 1st Avenue               

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style: Pueblo Deco

Architect:   Edward F Neild  ( County section ) / Lescher and Mahoney ( City section )

Contractor:  Edwards, Wildey and Dixon

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a five story structure.  Although unified in its exterior appearance, the building was designed as two independent buildings with the County Courthouse on the east side and the City Hall on the west side. The exterior is constructed of terra cotta and poured concrete with bronze and polished granite details and red clay roofing.

 

County Central Court Building – Phoenix

 

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Location:  201 West Jefferson Street / South 2nd Avenue

Built:  1996 – 1998

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a thirteen story concrete, steel and stone structure. The building and has a high central section. There is an East Court Building and a West Court Building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Yavapai County 

E – Gila County and Pinal County

S – Pinal County and Pima County

W – La Paz County and Yuma County

 

                            

 

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Photos taken 2008