Saint Clair County is named for Arthur Saint Clair, who was a general and Commander in Chief of the United States Army after the American Revolution, and was Governor of the territory northwest of Ohio.
Created: April 27, 1790
Cahokia 1790 – 1814
Belleville 1814 – present
County Courthouse – Belleville
Location: 10 Public Square / South Illinois Street
Built: 1969 – 1875
Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kasabaum and Weisentstein, Hausmann, Ganschinietz and Klingel, Inc.
Contractor: Bauer Brothers Construction Company
Description: The building faces north and is a six story gray concrete structure. The complex has a south building and a west building connected by a glass centre section in the southwest area. The windows of each building are horizontal on each story. In the northeast area, there is a square with two reflecting ponds with fountains.
N – Madison County
Photos taken 2012