Niobrara County

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Niobrara County is named for the Niobrara River which flows through the county, and “niobrara” is the Omaha Indian word for “flat or broad”.

 

Created:  February 14, 1911
County Seat:

Lusk 1911 – present

County Courthouse – Lusk

Location:  424 South Elm Street / East 5th Street

Built:  1919 – 1920
Style:  Italianate
Architect:  George E McDonald
Contractor:  D W Wood

Description:
 The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has porticos on the east and south entrances.  White colored trim decorates the roof line. The base is white colored brick. There is a small square white colored cupola on the center of the roof. The roof is hipped. On the north side is the one story concrete block Justice Center.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Weston County

E – Custer County, South Dakota, Fall River County, South Dakota and Sioux County, Nebraska

S – Goshen County and Platte County

W – Converse County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2009