Lake County

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Lake County is named for Clear Lake which lake is situate in the county.

 

Created:  May 20, 1861

County Seat: 

Lakeport  1861 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lakeport 

 

Location:  225 Forbes Street / 2nd Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  James E Prather and Robert W Stevens

Contractor:  Wright & Oretsky

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story brown colored brick, glass and concrete structure. All sides of the building have high arches with recessed glass walls behind. The roof line is flat.

 

Old County Courthouse – Lakeport 

 

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Location:  255 North Main Street / 2nd Street

Built:  1870 – 1871

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  A P Petit.

Contractor:  A P Petit.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story brown colored brick and wood structure. The building is located on the spacious grounds of Lakeport City Park on the east side of the courthouse. The east front has a central entrance on the first story with small balcony above on the second story. There are vertical brick piasters. At the roof line is a pediment. The building is now a museum.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Mendocino County and Glenn County

E  Glenn CountyColusa County and Yolo County

S – Napa County

W – Sonoma County and Mendocino County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2015