Grand County

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Grand County is named for the Grand River which originates in the county and the river was renamed as the Colorado River in 1921.

 

Created:  February 2 1874

County Seat:

Hot Sulphur Springs  1874 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hot Sulphur Springs

 

Location:  307 Moffat Avenue / Maple Street

Built:  2007 – 2008

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Andrews & Anderson / Alan Carter

Contractor:  Big Valley Construction

 

Description: The building faces south and  is a two story buff colored brick and glass structure. The entrance is at the southeast corner with canopy. The recessed center section has large glass windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1891. The one story log structure is located at the Pioneer Village at Buyers Avenue and 1st Street.

 

County Administration  – Hot Sulphur Springs

 

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Location:   308 Byers Avenue / Maple Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Robert K Fuller

Contractor:   Amoul A Jones

 

Description: The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The central entrance on the north front has a square brick projection on either side. An addition was built on the west side in 1969 to 1970. The architect was Robert K Fuller and the contractor was Beckel Construction Company. The buildings were remodeled in 2008 to 2009. The architect was Alan Carter and the contractor was Big Valley Construction.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Jackson County

E – Larimer County and Boulder County

S – Clear Creek CountySummit County and Eagle County

W – Routt County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011