Yuba County

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Yuba County is named for the Yuba family, who owned ranches in the Sacramento River Valley.


Created:  February 18, 1850

County Seat: 

Marysville 1850 – present


County Courthouse – Marysville 


Location:  215 Fifth Street / B Street

Built:  1960 – 1962

Style:  Modern

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.



N – Butte County and Plumas County

E – Sierra County

S – Nevada County, Placer County and Sutter County

W – Sutter County


























Photos taken 2013