Greene County is named for Nathaniel Greene, who was a general and the commander in the southern colonies during the American Revolutionary War.
Created: January 20, 1821
Carrollton 1821 – present
County Courthouse – Carrollton
Location: 519 North Main Street / South 6th Street
Built: 1891 – 1892
Style: Richardsonian Romanesque
Architect: Henry Elliott of Chicago
Contractor: Frederick W Menke of Quincy
Description: The building faces North and is a two story rough buff colored stone structure. The north front has a one story rough stone portico supported by four square pillars. Above the portico is a railed balcony with large arched window flanked on either side by smaller arched windows. The roof line rises with a white statue of a woman. In the building center is a high stone tower with steep roof and clock.
E – Macoupin County
S – Jersey County
Photos taken 2007 and 2012