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
Monticello 1834 – present
County Courthouse – Monticello
Location: 110 North Main Street / West Broadway
Built: 1975 – 1976
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.
South – Tippecanoe County
Photos taken 2008