Garfield County

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Garfield

Garfield County is named for James Abram Garfield, who was the twentieth President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  February 10 1883

County Seat:

Glenwood Springs  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Glenwood Springs

 

Location:  109 8th Street / Colorado Avenue

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Robert K Fuller

Contractor:  A E Danielson & Sons of Denver

 

Description: The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick structure. The south front has a projecting center section with central entrance which is framed with ornamentation above. There are vertical pilasters between the windows. The first story has a horizontal brick design. Horizontal narrow bands run above the first and fourth stories. The roof line is flat. An addition was constructed on the north side in 1984.

 

County Administration – Glenwood Springs

 

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Location:  110 8th Street / Colorado Avenue

Built:  2000 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description: The building faces north and is a four story structure. The north front has a central entrance with a large arch and glass panels. The roof line is flat. The building faces the courthouse.

 

County Courthouse – Rifle

 

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Location:  200 East 18th Avenue / Railway Avenue

Built:  2007 – 2008

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description: The building faces south and is a one story brick, glass and concrete structure. The center section on the south side rises two stories. The building is located in Rifle which is west of Glenwood Springs.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Rio Blanco County

E – Routt County and Eagle County

S – Pitkin County and Mesa County

W – Uintah County, Utah

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011