Wexford County is named for County Wexford in Ireland.
Created: April 1, 1840
Sherman 1870 – 1881
Manton 1881 – 1882
Cadillac 1882 – present
County Courthouse – Cadilac
Location: 437 East Division Street / Holbrook Street
Built: 1911 – 1913
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Edwyn A Bond of Lansing
Contractor: T F Banhagel of Lansing.
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick stone and concrete structure. The building has a portico supported by four high columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The base of the building is stone and stone surrounds the entrance doorway. On the center of the roof is a round red colored roofed dome. An extension has been added on the west and north sides. In 2002 an addition was added on the west and south sides
Note: The first courthouse was designed by William Holdsworth Sr. of Traverse City and constructed by J H Wheeler in 1872 in Sherman. The present courthouse is similar to the courthouse in Montcalm County.
E – Missaukee County
W – Manistee County
Photos taken 2008 and 2010