Warren County

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Warren

Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a doctor and a soldier who ied in the Battle of Bunker Hill.

 

Created:  January 5, 1833

County Seat: 

Warrenton  1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Warrenton  

 

Location:  104 West Booneslick Road / South Market Street

Built:  1997 – 1998

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Phillips Swager Associates of Peoria, Illinois

Contractor:  Denien Construction of Wentzville

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick, stone and cement structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has a recessed center section with the entrance on the first story and peaked roof line. White colored columns form a semicircular overhang. There is stone trim at the corners and horizontal bands across the building. The base of the building is course stone.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built by Solomon Jenkins in 1838 at a cost of $2,600. The second courthouse was designed by Thomas W Brady of St. Louis and was constructed by Julius Conrad and Company at a cost of $40,000 in 1869. The building was torn down and the cupola preserved.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Montgomery County and Lincoln County

E – St. Charles County

S – Franklin County

W – Montgomery County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Courthouse Cupola 1869

 

 

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Photos taken 2009