Warren County

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Warren

Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a doctor killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775.

 

Created:  January 19, 1827

County Seat: 

Warrenton     1828 – 1829

Williamsport  1829 – present

 

County Courthouse – Williamsport

 

Location:  125 North Monroe Street / East 2nd Street

Built:  1907 – 1908

Style:  County Capitol

Architect:  J W Royer of Urbana, Illinois

Contractor:  Frank Jahn of Champaign, Illinois and L N Cope of Decatur, Illinois

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story stone and brick structure. The north front extends from the main building and the entrance is framed with stone and has an iron balcony on the second story. The base of the building is horizontal stone. A protruding cornice runs along the roof line with a stone balustrade above. On the center of the roof is a round dome with red colored roof.

 

Courthouses: 

North – Benton County 

East   – Tippecanoe County and Fountain County

South – Fountain County and Vermillion County

West  – Vermilion County, Illinois and Iroquois County, Illinois

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008