Elko County Courthouse

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Elko County Courthouse
2015-03-25 13 37 39 The Elko County Court House on Idaho Street (Interstate 80 Business) in Elko, Nevada.JPG
Elko County Courthouse is located in Nevada
Elko County Courthouse
Elko County Courthouse is located in the United States
Elko County Courthouse
Location571 Idaho St., Elko, Nevada
Coordinates40°50′0.58″N 115°45′42.49″W / 40.8334944°N 115.7618028°W / 40.8334944; -115.7618028Coordinates: 40°50′0.58″N 115°45′42.49″W / 40.8334944°N 115.7618028°W / 40.8334944; -115.7618028
ArchitectW. H. Weeks; Sellman Bros.
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #92001259[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 23, 1992

Elko County Courthouse is a historic building listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located at 571 Idaho Street in Elko, Nevada.


The original courthouse building was finished in 1869.[2] It was torn down in 1910 and replaced with the current building.[3]

The site was "a scene of terror" on the night of July 18, 1870, when a giant burning chandelier fell into a throng of people.[4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
  2. ^ "Elko County Courthouse". Online Nevada Encyclopedia. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Elko's first courthouse". Howard Hickson's Histories. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Elko County Courthouse history". Welcome to Elko, NV. Archived from the original on 23 April 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.

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