Steuben County is named for Baron Frederick von Steuben, who was an officer in the American Revolutionary War.
Created: February 7, 1835
Angola 1838 – present
County Courthouse – Angola
Location: 55 South Public Square / East Maumee Street
Built: 1867 – 1868
Style: New England and Greek Revival
Architect: Freeborn Patterson
Contractor: G Holmes & Miles of LaPorte
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building faces onto the Public Square. The building has long narrow windows on the second story. The north front has a small iron balcony on the second story. Above the north front is a square cupola with a smaller octagonal cupola with dome. During construction the superintendent was Hiram A Wakefield. An addition was constructed in 1937.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1841.The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $26,392.
N – Branch County, Michigan
S – DeKalb County
W – LaGrange County
Photos taken 2008