Fremont County

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Fremont

Fremont County is named for John Charles Fremont, who was an explorer, United States general and United States Senator from California.

 

Created:  November 1, 1861

County Seat:

Canon City  1861 – present

 

County Justice Center – Canon City

 

Location:  136 Justice  Center Road / Fremont Drive

Built:  1998 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  MCB Architects, PC

Contractor:  Schauer Construction Company Limited

 

Description: The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The south front has a one story entrance section with large windows. On the northwest is the four story section. On the east is a two story wing.

 

County Courthouse – Canon City

 

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Location:  615 Macon Avenue / North 7th Street

Built:  1959 – 1960

Style: Modern

Architect:  Nixon & Jones

Contractor:  Ross E Cox

 

Description: The building faces south and is a two story concrete and glass structure. The building served as the courthouse until 2000 when the County Justice Center was constructed.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Park County and Teller County

E – El Paso County and Pueblo County 

S –  Custer County

W – Saguache County and Chaffeee County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011