Johnson County

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Johnson County is named for E P Johnson, who was an attorney in Cheyenne.

 

Created:  December 8, 1875
County Seat:

Buffalo 1881 – present

 

County Courthouse – Buffalo

 

Location:  76 North Main Street / Fort Street

Built:  1884
Style:  Italianate
Architect:  Edward Curran and James Curran
Contractor:  Edward Curran and James Curran

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick structure. The building sits atop a low hill. The east front has a recessed center section with an arched entrance on the first story. A wide white horizontal belt runs below the roof line, and there is a peaked roof at the east front. An addition was added on the west side.

 

County Justice Center – Buffalo

 

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Location:  620 West Fetterman Street / South Cedar Street

Built:  2010 – 2011

Style:  Modern

Architect:  GSG Architecture of Casper

Contractor:  Groathouse Construction Inc. of Laramie

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff and red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building has a series of peaked roofs. On the south side is a large porch supported by five large wood columns. The one story west entrance projects from the main building. Along the north side of the building are columns of small stones.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sheridan County

E – Campbell County

S – Converse County and Natrona County

W – Washakie County and Big Horn County

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2013