Kings County Courthouse (California)

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Kings County Courthouse
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Kings County Courthouse (California) is located in California
Kings County Courthouse (California)
Kings County Courthouse (California) is located in the United States
Kings County Courthouse (California)
LocationHanford, California
Coordinates36°19′40″N 119°38′45″W / 36.32778°N 119.64583°W / 36.32778; -119.64583Coordinates: 36°19′40″N 119°38′45″W / 36.32778°N 119.64583°W / 36.32778; -119.64583
Built1896
ArchitectHaggerty, John & Wilcox, W.H.
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #78003063
Added to NRHPSeptember 21, 1978[1]

The Kings County Courthouse was erected after Kings County was formed; it opened in 1896. Constructed in an eclectic mix of styles in a park in the center of Hanford, it was expanded in 1914. The building served as the county's courthouse until 1976 when it was replaced by the new Kings County Government Center on West Lacey Boulevard.

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1] The old courthouse was remodeled in the early 1980s and now houses offices, small shops and restaurants.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ McDevitt, Ray (2001). Courthouses of California: an Illustrated History. Berkeley, CA: California Historical Society. p. 365. ISBN 1-890771-49-X..