Osage County

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Osage

Osage County is named for the Osage River which is named after the French corruption of the name of the Native American tribe “Washazhe”.

 

Created:  January 29, 1841 

County Seat:

Linn  1841 – present

 

County Courthouse – Linn  

 

Location:  106 East Main Street / 1st Street

Built:  1923 – 1925

Style:  Federalist

Architect:  Henry H Hohenschild

Contractor:  McCarthy Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has a large portico supported by four high brick pillars and has a balcony on the third story. The recessed entrance has stone trim. A cornice runs below the third story windows. The building descends south down a slope.  The roof line is flat. 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Callaway County

E – Gasonade County

S – Maries County 

W – Miller County and Cole County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009