Iowa's Courthouses: Ida County

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West side of building. The main entrance and three stories are visible, but the tower is obscured by trees. View from northwest. The front of the building including the tower are in view, as well as the flagpole.
Courthouse design used Italianate and Gothic architecture
View of tower. Text reads "Ida County Court House 1883"
Built in 1883 by J.P. Bryant; Townsend and Starbuck
A view from the southwest, includes the south face of the building, with the west main entrance in shadow.

Iowa Courthouses blog: Ida County

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Ida County Website

Ida Grove Website (includes county contact information)

Iowa Judicial Branch: Ida County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1974
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These photos were taken on September 21 around 10:45 a.m. on the way to Sioux City for a dog jog. The front of the building faced west, so it is in the shade in these photos. There is a new addition on the north side of the original courthouse.