Douglas County

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Douglas County is named for Stephen A Douglas, who was a United States Senator from Illinois.

 

Created:  November 28, 1883

County Seat: 

Waterville  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Waterville

 

Location:  203 South Rainier Street / East Birch Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Newton C Gauntt

Contractor:  William Oliver

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a three story stone and red colored brick structure. The west front has a large stone arch at the central entrance and a stone facing on the first story. Above the entrance are three windows on the second story and an arched window on the third story. Above rises a square red colored brick tower with open top and conical roof. On the south side is a new entrance which connects to the Courthouse Annex.

 

County Courthouse Annex – Waterville

 

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Location:  203 South Rainier Street / East Birch Street

Built:  2001 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  KDF Architecture

Contractor:  G G Richardson, Inc.

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a one story rough stone structure. There are long vertical; windows and metal canopies over the windows. The building is connected on the north side to the courthouse with a glass entrance. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Okanogan Counry

E – Okanogan County and Grant County

S – Grant County and Kittitas County

W – Chelan County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012