Warren County

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Warren

Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a pioneer, physician and soldier killed at Bunker Hill during the American revolutionary War. 

 

Created:  January 13, 1825

County Seat:

Oquawaka  1830 – 1831

Monmouth   1831 – present

 

County Courthouse – Monmouth

 

Location:  100 West Broadway Avenue / North Main Street

Built:  1894 – 1895

Style:  Richardsonian Romanesque

Architect:  O W Marble

Contractor:  C A Moses

 

Description: The building faces south and is a three story red colored sandstone structure. The south front has high stone steps to a triple square opening with the entrance doorway recessed in the center. The front wall rises to a peaked roof. The windows on the third story are arched. In the center of the building, there is a large square red stone tower with opening at the top.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Mercer County

E – Knox County and Fulton County

S – McDonough County 

W – Henderson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2012