Morgan County

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Morgan

Morgan County is named for Fort Morgan which was located in the area and after which the city is named.

 

Created:  February 19, 1889

County Seat:

Fort Morgan  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Fort Morgan

 

Location:  218 West Kiowa Avenue / Ensign Street

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Eugene G Groves of Denver

Contractor:  William Redding & Son

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. At the east front there is a large square extension above the roof line. The roof line is flat.

 

County Judicial Center – Fort Morgan

 

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Location:  400 Warner Street / East Beaver Street

Built:  1986 – 1988

Style:  Modern

Architect:  CRS/Caudill Rowlet Scott of Denver

Contractor:  Yost Construction Company of Sterling County

 

Description: The building faces west and  is a one story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The west front has a projecting central entrance which rises to a peaked roof which is above the roof line. On the center of the roof is an octagonal dome. A horizontal white colored band runs along the flat roof line. During construction, the project manager was Hamlin Building Consultants of Fort Morgan.

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $5,700,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Weld County and Logan County

E – Logan County and Washington County

S – Washington County and Adams County

W – Weld County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016