Pend Oreille County

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Pend Oreille County is named for the Pend Oreille Native American tribe, who were named by the French for “earring” or “hangs in the ear”.

 

Created:   March 1, 1911

County Seat: 

Newport  1911 – present

 

County Courthouse – Newport 

 

Location:  625 West 4th Street / South Warner Avenue

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Williams and Williams

Contractor:  T W Hartness

 

Description:  The building  faces north and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete rectangular structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and has a recessed entrance in the center of the north side. A projecting cornice runs below the roof line. The building houses the County Administration. The building was renovated in 1992. The architect was Zeck Butler.

 

County Hall of Justice – Newport 

 

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Location:  229 South Garden Avenue / West 2nd Street

Built:  1979 – 1980

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Walker McGoush Foltz Lyeria

Contractor:  Lill Construction Company

 

Description:  The building  faces north and is a one story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The is located on spacious landscaped grounds and is triangular in shape. The windows are horizontal with a wide concrete band along the flat roof line. The building was named in 1996 as the James P McNally Hall of Justice. 

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $760,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – British Columbia, Canada

E – Boundary County, Idaho and Bonner County, Idaho

S – Spokane County

W – Stevens County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2009 and 2016