Garfield County is named for James Abram Garfield, who was the twentieth President of the United States of America.
Created: November 29, 1881
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.
N – Whitman County
S – Wallowa County, Oregon
W – Columbia County
Photos taken 2009 and 2016