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Sublette County


Sublette County is named for William L Sublette, who was a fur trader and a pioneer in the region.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Teton County and Fremont County

E – Fremont County

S – Sweetwater County and Lincoln County

W – Lincoln County and Teton County


Created:  February 15, 1921                  Map of Wyoming highlighting Sublette County
County Seat:

Pinedale 1921 – present


County Courthouse – Pinedale


Location:  21 South Tyler Avenue / Mill Street

Built:  1983 – 1984
Style:  Modern
Architect:  Dolence and Frullo
Contractor:  John R Costantino

  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Pinedale. The center section has a central entrance on the first story. The north and south wings are lower and extend west from the main building. The roof is a red color and hipped. The old library was remodeled into a courtroom for the County Circuit Court. The building houses the County District Court and County Circuit Court of the 9th Judicial District. In 2003 to 2009, the County Government Facility was constructed with the two story Detention Center along the south side, the Justice Building along the south part of the east side and county offices along the west part of the north side. There is a small park at the northeast.  All of the buildings are joined and have red colored metal roofs. The architect and contractor was Hogan & Associates Construction Inc. of West Centerville, Utah.


Note:  The Sublette County Government Facility was done following a five year Master Plan with four phases including reconstruction of the courthouse, new detention center, new justice center and new county offices. The space needs analysis was prepared by Providence Architecture in 1998.


See:  The 9th Judicial District includes Fremont County and Teton County.


History:  The county was created in 1921 and Pinedale was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was shared space in the Pinedale City Hall. The second courthouse was a two story structure designed by D D Spani of Green River and constructed by Edward D Fagnant in 1931. The courthouse was demolished when the third and present courthouse was constructed in 1983 to 1984. The Justice Building and County Government Facility was constructed in 2003 to 2009 cost $8,400,000.


Note:  The highest point in Wyoming is Gannett Peak at 13,785 feet ( 4210 meters ) which is located in the county. 



County Courthouse – Pinedale















Old Gas Station – Daniel



Photos taken 2009