Del Norte County is named for the Spanish word “northern” as the country was the northern most county.
Created: March 2, 1857
Crescent City 1857 – present
County Courthouse – Crescent City
Location: 450 H Street / 5th Street
Built: 1958 – 1959
Architect: William M Van Fleet
Contractor: H Barnard
Description: The building faces northeast and is a one story concrete and glass structure. The northeast side has a central entrance with triangular glass roof and recessed glass paneled doorway. The upper part of the building has brown colored siding with slanted roof sections above. The center section of the building has a glass covered arcade with the court section on the north side and the administration section on the south side. The southwest side has a raised glass entrance to the arcade.
E – Siskiyou County
S – Humboldt County
Photos taken 2015