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Nome

 

 

Nome has several origins for the name which may have been an error when a British cartographer copied an ambiguous annotation made by a British officer on a nautical chart, while on a voyage up the Bering Strait, where the officer had written “? Name” for the unnamed cape (Cape Nome).

 

Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – Utqiagvik (Barrow)

E – 

S – Kotzebue

W – Bering Sea

 

Incorporated:  April 12. 1901

Census Area:  Nome

 

Courthouse – Nome

 

Location:  109A Front Street / Federal Way

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern Commercial

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story cream colored sliding and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of Nome. The building has a flat roof line. The building houses the Superior Court of the 2nd Judicial District and the District Court.