Elko Co. Courthouse

Elko Co. Courthouse

The original Elko County Courthouse was built in 1869 for $20,000. After its completion, the county commissioners refused to pay the builder an additional $240 for the locks in the building. After the builder sent copies of the keys all around the town, the penurious city fathers were forced to spend $600 to have all the locks replaced. The present building, costing $150,000, was built in 1910 and sits on the site of its predecessor.


Click and drag to explore the Elko Co. Courthouse.

One notable feature is the hat holder found under each seat.


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