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Petersburg is named for Peter Buschmann, a Norwegian immigrant who settled in the area building a cannery, sawmill, docks and early structures.


Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – Kake and Angoon

E – British Columbia, Canada

S – Wrangell and Prince of Wales (Klawock)

W – Gulf of Alaska


Incorporated:  January 3, 2013

Borough:  Petersburg


Courthouse – Petersburg


Location:  17 Nordic Drive / Gjoa Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story yellow and brown colored siding and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of Petersburg. The building has large horizontal windows and a flat roof line. The building houses the Superior Court of the 1st Judicial District and the District Court. The building is named as the Alaska Court System.