LaGrange County is named for the home of Marie Joseph Paul Lafayette near Paris, France.
Created: February 2, 1832
Mongoquinong ( Lima ) 1832 – 1844
LaGrange 1844 – present
County Courthouse – LaGrange
Location: 105 North Detroit Street / West Spring Street
Built: 1878 – 1879
Style: Renaissance Revival
Architect: Thomas J Tolan and Brentwood Tolan of Fort Wayne
Contractor: Charles Boseker and John Begue
Description: The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The east front has a small portico supported by two columns. On each corner of the building are square towers with mansard roofs. On the center of the roof is a large square brick clock tower with mansard roof and cupola at the top. The windows are narrow and arched.
E – Steuben County
S – Noble County
W – Elkhart County
Photos taken 2008