Clear Creek County

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Clear Creek

Clear Creek County is named for Clear Creek which runs down the continental divide through the county.


Created:  November 1, 1861

County Seat:

Idaho Springs  1861 – 1867

Georgetown     1867 – present


County Courthouse – Georgetown


Location:  405 Argentine Street / 4th Street

Built:  1976 – 1977

Style:  Modern

Architect:  William R “Russ” Reddick, of Phillips, Brandt, Reddick, Inc.

Contractor:  Cyrus G Delano


Description: The building  faces west and is a two story structure. The building is low with a series of sloped roofs and a sunken main floor. The 2011 exterior modifications were designed by CCTS. Exterior work and interior modifications have been completed by several companies. The exterior rehab was done by MR Construction, Mark Reynolds owner


Old County Courthouse - Georgetown 




Location:  6th Street / Argentine Street

Built:  1868

Style:  Federal

Architect:  John Fillius and J G Mahany

Contractor:  John Fillius and J G Mahany


Description: The building faces north and is a two story white colored wood frame Federal style structure. The building was originally a bakery which became a courthouse in 1874. The building is rectangular running along the street. The north front has a central recessed entrance. The front of the building rises above the hipped roof.



N – Grand County and Gilpin County

E – Jefferson County

S – Park County 

W – Summt County and Grand County 


























Photos taken 2011