Iowa's Courthouses: Lyon County

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Inscription "Lyon County" on facade Gold front door, with lion sculpture above
Corner stone
Built in 1916 by Joseph Schwarz; Amwold Construction Co.
View of the front of the courthouse
Courthouse designed used Beaux Arts architecture

Iowa Courthouses blog: Lyon County

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Lyon County: Official Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Lyon County Courthouse History

National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1979
Lyon County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
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These photos were taken on September 13, 2008 at 12:45 p.m. This was the seventh courthouse on a tour of 14 counties in northwest Iowa. The day started with rain - so although overcast, we were able to take photos from the courthouse lawn.