Boone County is named for Daniel Boone, who was a famous Kentucky settler.
Created: March 4, 1837
Belvidere 1837 – present
County Courthouse – Belvidere
Location: 601 North Main Street / East Menominee Street
Built: 1854 – 1855
Architect: E Smith of Chicago
Contractor: John Higby
Description: The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a central tower with two arched entrances on the first story. The tower rises to a white square wood structure with white wood cupola at the top. The windows have arched stone trim at the top. Along the southeast is a low two story concrete addition constructed in 1958. On the south side is the old Record Office constructed in 1878. The contractor was Rueben Cook and the supervisor was Ira D Hill. In 1986, the buildings were renovated. The architect was William J Johnannnes and the contractor was Klobucar Constructionn Company. Inc. In 210, the buildings were remodeled. The architect was Richard L Johnnson Associates, Inc. and the contractor was Rockford Structures Construction Company.
County Administration – Belvidere
Location: 1212 Logan Avenue / Belividere Road
Built: 2008 – 2009
Architect: Richard L Johnnson Associates, Inc.
Contractor: Rockford Structures Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The roof line is flat.
E – McHenry County
S – DeKalb County
W – Winnebago County
Photos taken 2008