Madison County

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Madison

Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  January 26, 1856

County Seat:

Madison   1875 – present

 

County Courthouse – Madison   

 

Location:  1313 North Main Street / North 6th Street

Built:  1976 – 1977

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Everett J Simpson of Architects Inc.

Contractor:  Fauss Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story brown colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the centre of Madison. A wide white colored band runs below the flat roof line. On the south side, there is a circular projection from the main building with the entrance on the west side of the projection. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by C F Kaul and constructed in 1887. The building was was sold in 1978 and demolished. The property was sold to the Madison Public Schools.

 

See:  The architect, Everett J Simpson of Architects Inc., designed courthouses in Pierce County and Stanton County.

 

See:  The contractor, Fauss Construction Inc., constructed the courthouse in Stanton County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Pierce County 

E – Stanton County

S – Platte County

W – Boone County and Antelope County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2009