Churchill County Jail

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Churchill County Jail
Churchill County Jail is located in Nevada
Churchill County Jail
Churchill County Jail is located in USA
Churchill County Jail
Location 10 W Williams Ave., Fallon, Nevada
Coordinates 39°28′30″N 118°46′36″W / 39.47500°N 118.77667°W / 39.47500; -118.77667Coordinates: 39°28′30″N 118°46′36″W / 39.47500°N 118.77667°W / 39.47500; -118.77667
Area less than one acre
Built 1906
Built by Orchard and Galloway
Architect Leon,Ben
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 01001546[1]
Added to NRHP April 9, 2002

The Churchill County Jail, at 10 W. Williams St. in Fallon, Nevada, is a historic jail built in 1906. It is "a simple utilitarian public building with Greek Revival influences that was designed by Reno architect Ben Leon. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1][2] The Churchill County Courthouse, adjacent, also designed by Ben Leon, was listed on the NRHP ten years earlier.


  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Patricia Flores and Frank Woodliff III (September 12, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Churchill County Jail" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying 19 photos