Webster County is named for Daniel Webster, who was a statesman, senator and the United States Secretary of State.
Created: March 3, 1855
Marshfield 1855 – present
County Courthouse – Marshfield
Location: 101 South Crittenden Street / Madison Street
Built: 1939 – 1941
Style: Art Deco
Architect: Earl Hawkins of Springfield
Contractor: Earl Hawkins of Springfield under the Work Projects Administration and the WPA Engineer was L J McAdams.
Description: The building faces west and is a three story Carthage stone and concrete structure. The west front has a central entrance on the first story and the centre section rises higher than the north and south wings. The windows are vertical and the roof line is flat. This was a Work Projects Administration project.
E – Wright County
Photos taken 2009