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:  November 29, 1881

County Seat: 

Pomeroy  1881 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pomeroy 

 

Location:  789 Main Street / South 8th Street

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Late Victorian

Architect:  Charles Burrgraf of Albany, Oregon

Contractor:  August Isle of Spokane

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a two story white colored brick and stone structure. The central entrance projects from the main building and rises one story with a balcony on the second story. On the east side of the entrance is a large square tower rising three stories to a clock and having a statue of Justice at the top of the domed roof. On the west side is a three sided tower rising three stories with a steep roof.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Whitman County

E – Whitman County and Asotin County

S – Wallowa County, Oregon

W – Columbia County

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2016