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Nakusp is named for the Sinixt language “Neqo’sp” meaning “closed in” or “safe”.


Location:  Nakusp is located in the south central part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Kootenay Judicial District


Courthouse – Nakusp


Location:  415 Broadway West / 5 Avenue NW

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Wood Frame

Architect:  Evered Criddle

Contractor:  W G Gillett of Nelson


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story wood frame and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The basement is concrete with a wood frame structure above. The windows have red coloured trim. The south front has a central one story projecting entrance. The grey coloured roof is hipped.  The building houses the Provincial Court.


Kootenay Judicial District Courthouses: 


CastlegarCranbrookCrestonFernieGoldenGrand Forks, Greenwood, KasloNelson and Rossland













Photos taken 2016