Grant County

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Grant County is named for Ulysses Grant, who led the Union forces to victory in the Civil War. He was elected President of the United States.

 

Created:  February 24, 1909

County Seat: 

Ephrata  1909 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Ephrata 

 

Location:  35 C Street SW / 10th Avenue SW

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  George H  Keith

Contractor:  J J Lohrenz

 

Description:  The building  faces east and is a two story rectangular red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building has a terra-cotta exterior and has a large portico supported by four large white columns with a pediment above at the roof line. A wide cornice runs below the roof line. The base of the building is stone. An annex was added in 1957 along the west side.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Douglas County and Okanogan Counry

E – Lincoln County and Adams County

S – Franklin County and Benton County

W – Yakima County, Kittitas County and Douglas County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2012