Ferry County

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Ferry County is named for Elisha P Ferry, who was the first Governor of the State of Washington.


Created:  February 21, 1889

County Seat: 

Republic  1889 – present


County Courthouse – Republic 


Location:  350 East Delaware Avenue / North Portland Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  George M Rasque

Contractor:  Harding and Schreiner.


Description:  The building  faces south and is a three story rectangular light white-yellow colored stucco and concrete  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Republic. The south front has a high projecting entrance with wide header at the top and recessed doorway on the first story. The roof line is flat. The building is a Projects Work Administration.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and built by Thomas L Grant in 1900. The building was destroyed by fire in 1935.



N – British Columbia, Canada

E – Stevens County

S – Lincoln County

W – Okanogan County





County Courthouse







Photos taken 2009