Sweetwater County

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Sweetwater County is named for the Sweetwater River which a tributary of the North Platte River.

 

Created:  December 27, 1867
County Seat:

Green River 1868 – present

 

County Courthouse – Green River

 

Location:  80 West Flaming Gorge Way / North Center Street

Built:  1965 – 1967
Style:  Modern
Architect:  Kellogg & Kellogg
Contractor:  L M Olson, Inc.

Description:
  The building faces south and is a three story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building sits on a slope and has vertical dividers along the south side with glass windows on the main story and lattice work on the upper stories. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1876 and was enlarged in 1908. The building was demolished.

 

Sweetwater Circuit Court – Green River

 

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Location:
  177 North Center Street / West 2nd North Street

Built:  1906 – 1907
Style:  Classical Revival
Architect:  Unknown
Contractor:  Unknown

Description:
  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick structure. The east front has a portico with two columns rising to a wide pediment. The red colored roof is hipped. The building is located on a slope with steps descending along the slope. The building was constructed as a library and in 1981, the building was converted into a court facility and county office. The architect was Dolence & Frullo and the contractor was Constatini Construction Company Inc.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sublette County and Fremont County

E – Carbon County

S – Daggett County, Utah and Summit County, Utah

W – Uinta County and Lincoln County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2013