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Emery County

Emery County is named for George W Emery, who was a Governor of Utah.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Carbon County

E – Grand County

S – Wayne County

W – Sevier County and Sanpete County


Created:  February 12, 1880                  Map of Utah highlighting Emery County

County Seat: 

Castle Dale  1880 – present


County Courthouse – Castle Dale 


Location:  75 East Main Street / North 100 Street East

Built:  1938 – 1939

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Cannon and Fetzer

Contractor:  Tolboe and Tolboe


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Castle Dale. The building has a central entrance which framed with white colored trim with a vertical window above the first story entrance. Two Art Deco lighting fixtures frame the doorway. White colored trim is above each window and forms a horizontal band below the second story windows. White colored panels are below the first story windows. 


County Justice Court Courthouse – Castle Dale 


Location:  1850 North Des Bee Dove Road ( Highway 560 West )

Built:  2001 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  GSBS Architects

Contractor:  Sahara Construction.


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story brick and concrete structure. . The building is located on landscaped grounds along highway 560 to the north of Castle Dale. The west front has a wide central entrance framed with white colored concrete.  The roof line is flat. The building houses the Justice Court.


See:  The 7th Judicial District includes Carbon CountyGrand County and San Juan County.


History:  The county was created in 1880 and Castle Dale was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was a one room adobe frame structure built by J W Seely in 1883 on First South Street. The second courthouse was two story brick structure built in 1892 to 1893 on First South Street at First East Street. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1938 to 1939 at a cost of $60,000. The Justice Court Courthouse was constructed in 2001 to 2002.



County Courthouse – Castle Dale







Photos taken 2008