Barnes County Courthouse

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Barnes County Courthouse
Barnes County Courthouse 2009.jpg
Barnes County Courthouse in 2009
Barnes County Courthouse is located in North Dakota
Barnes County Courthouse
Location 491 Second Ave. NW, Valley City, North Dakota
Coordinates 46°55′38″N 98°0′18″W / 46.92722°N 98.00500°W / 46.92722; -98.00500Coordinates: 46°55′38″N 98°0′18″W / 46.92722°N 98.00500°W / 46.92722; -98.00500
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1925
Built by Butler Bros.
Architect Toltz, King & Day
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
MPS North Dakota County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference # 85002978[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1985

The Barnes County Courthouse in Valley City, North Dakota was built in 1925. "It is one of three distinctive county buildings in North Dakota (the others Ward and Burke counties) which were designed by the Minneapolis, Minnesota, firm Toltz, King, and Day."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

The courthouse has Doric columns. On the frieze is inscribed: "BUILT FOR THE PEOPLE OF BARNES COUNTY TO PERPETUATE ORDER AND JUSTICE".[3]

Barnes County Courthouse, c. 1950