Newton County

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Newton County is named for John Newton, who was a sergeant who served under General Francis Marion in the Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  February 7, 1835

County Seat: 

Kentland  1835 – present

 

County Courthouse – Kentland  

 

Location:  210 North 3rd Street / East Graham Street

Built:  1905 – 1906

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Joseph T Hutton of Hammond

Contractor:  Eric Lund of Hammond

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick rectangular structure. White colored stone headers are above each window. There is a red colored title roof which slopes to each corner. The west front entrance has a small pediment over the entrance on the first story. The building was remodeled and the west front was added.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lake County

E – Jasper County

S – Benton County

W – Iroquois County, Illinois and Kankakee County, Illinois

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2011