Platt County

US States / H-L / Illinois / Platt County
Platt

Platt County is named for James A Platt, who came from Indiana and settled in the area in 1829.

 

Created:  January 27, 1841

County Seat:

Monticello  1841 – present

 

County Courthouse – Monticello

 

Location:  101 West Washington Street  / North State Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Joseph W Royer

Contractor:  H B Walter

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The building has stone trim at the corners and around the windows. The east side has a projecting central section with recessed entrance on the first story.

 

Courthouses: 

N – McLean County

E – Champaign County and Douglas County

S – Moultrie County

W – Macon County and DeWitt County

 

                          

 

0456nc10

 

 

0457nc10

 

 

0455nc10

 

 

0459nc10

 

 

0460nc10

 

 

0461nc10

 

 

0462nc10

Photos taken 2010