Teton County

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Teton County is named for the Grand Teton Range, which was named for the French word “teton” meaning “beast”.

 

Created:  February 15, 1921
County Seat:

Jackson 1921 – present

County Courthouse – Jackson

Location:  180 South King Street / East Simpson Avenue

Built:  1966 – 1968
Style:  Modern
Architect:  Kellogg and Kellogg
Contractor:  Reiman Wuerth Company

Description:
  The building faces west and is a two story flagstone, concrete and glass structure. The west front has a projecting entrance on the first story with glass windows and door. The building is faced with flagstone and has vertical dividers between the windows. The roof is peaked. The building was remodeled in 1995. The architect was Ward / Blake and the contractor was KM Construction.

 

Old  County Courthouse – Jackson

 

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Location:  180 South Cache Street / East Simpson Avenue

Built:  1930

Style:  Utilitarian

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown 

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story wood frame and fieldstone structure. The west front has a wide porch with recessed central entrance. The roof is hipped. The building is now privately owned.

 

County Administration – Jackson

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Location:  200 South Willow Road / East Simpson Street

Built:  1995 – 1996

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Berlin Architects

Contractor:  Continental Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story wood and stone structure. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Park County

E – Park County, Fremont County and Sublette County 

S – Sublette County and Lincoln County

W – Bonneville County, Idaho, Teton County, Idaho, Fremont County, Idaho and Gallatin County, Montana

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2011