Yuba County is named for the Yuba family, who owned ranches in the Sacramento River Valley.
Created: February 18, 1850
Marysville 1850 – present
County Courthouse – Marysville
Location: 215 Fifth Street / B Street
Built: 1960 – 1962
Architect: Harold Hansen of San Francisco
Contractor: Donald M Drake Company of Portland, Oregon
Description: The building faces south and is a three story steel, concrete and red colored brick structure. The south front has a glass paneled entrance on the first story and vertical concrete dividers rising to the roof line with grill work between. On the east side of the front is a high red colored brick wall with a one story southern extension with horizontal windows. On the west side of the front is a two story southern extension. There is slab concrete siding on the exterior walls. The roof line is flat.
Note: The contract for construction was $2,749,413. This building replaced the old Gothic style courthouse designed by Arch-Warren-Miller and constructed in 1855.
E – Sierra County
W – Sutter County
Photos taken 2013