Bureau County

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Bureau

Bureau County is named for Pierre de Bureau, who was a French trader with the Indians.

 

Created:  February 28, 1837

County Seat:

Princeton  1837 – present

 

County Courthouse – Princeton

 

Location:  700 South Main Street / Park Avenue

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Royer and Danley

Contractor:  T S Willis

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story structure. The building is faced with gray colored polished stone. The central east section extends from the main building and has a square two story arch with recessed glass windows over the entrance doors. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Whiteside County and Lee County

E – La Salle County and Putnam County

S – Putnam CountyMarshall County and Stark County

W – Henry County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2010