Archuleta County

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Archuleta

Archuleta County is named for J M Archuleta, who was the head of one of the old Spanish families of New Mexico and for Antonio D Archuleta, who was the Senator from Conejos County at the time.

 

Created:   April 14, 1885

County Seat:

Pagosa Springs  1885 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pagosa Springs

 

Location:  449 San Juan Street / Main Street

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Federalist

Architect:  Eugene G Groves of Denver

Contractor:  Martin J Wicklem

 

Description: The building faces north and  is a two story structure. The building is a light yellow colored stucco. The east section of the building is two stories and the newer west section is one story. The east section has arched windows and a recessed central entrance on the north side. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The bid of Martin J Wicklem was accepted at $28,263 on April 6, 1928.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hinsdale County and Mineral County

E – Conejos County

S – Rio Arriba County, New Mexico and San Juan County, New Mexico

W – La Plata County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011