Okanogan County is named for the Salish Native American word meaning “rendezvous”
Surroundimng County Courthouses:
N – British Columbia, Canada
E – Ferry County
Created: February 2, 1888
Conconully 1888 – 1914
Okanogan 1914 – present
County Courthouse – Okanogan
Location: 149 North 3rd Avenue / North Pine Street
Built: 1913 – 1915
Architect: George H Keith
Contractor: D Davenport
Description: The building faces southeast and is a three story gray stucco and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Okanogan. The southeast front has a central tower with clock rising to a smaller tower at the top. The first story entrance is arched and projects from the bottom of the tower. There is red trim around the windows and a horizontal red band above the first story. The roof has dormers and a red roof. On the north side is an addition and on the south side is a modern two story addition.
Note: In 1888, the first courthouse was a log structure built in Ruby. In 1891, the second courthouse was built in Conconully.
Photos taken 2009