Lincoln County

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Lincoln County is named for Abraham Lincoln, who was a member of Congress from Illinois ( 1847-1849 ) and President of the United States ( 1861-1865 ).

 

Created:  February 20, 1913
County Seat:

Kemmerer 1913 – present

County Courthouse – Kemmerer

 

Location:  925 Sage Avenue / Topaz Street

Built:  1925 – 1932
Style:  Classical Revival
Architect:  Headlund and Watkins of Salt Lake City, Utah
Contractor:  Thomas G Rowland

Description:
  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The east front has a large portico supported by six columns rising to a wide header with clock in the center. The base of the building is stone. On the center of the roof is a large square dome with gold colored roof and with the Statue of Justice on the top. The building was modified in 1985. The architect was Alfred E Lauber and the contractor was J & W Construction Company Inc.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Teton County

E – Sublette County and Sweetwater County

S – Uinta County

W – Bear Lake County, Idaho and Caribou County, Idaho

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009