White County

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White County is named for Isaac White, who was a Colonel in the Illinois militia and who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.


Created:  February 1, 1834

County Seat: 

Monticello  1834 – present


County Courthouse – Monticello  


Location:  110 North Main Street / West Broadway

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Longardner & Associates Inc. of Indianapolis

Contractor:  Black Casteel Construction Corporation of South Bend


Description:  The building faces east and is a three story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building has short wings projecting from the main building. Wide white colored concrete horizontal and vertical dividers separate the three stories.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by LaBelle & French and constructed in 1894. The building was destroyed by a tornado in 1974.



North – Jasper County and Pulaski County

East    – Cass County and Carroll County

South – Tippecanoe County

West  – Benton County and Jasper County

















Photos taken 2008