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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
Location 571 Idaho St., Elko, Nevada
Built 1911
Architect W. H. Weeks; Sellman Bros.
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference No. 92001259
Added to NRHP September 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.

History

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

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.

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