Champaign County

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Champaign County is named for the French word meaning “plain” in describing the area.


Created:  March 1, 1805

County Seat:

Urbana  1805 – present


County Courthouse – Urbana 


Location:  200 North Main Street / West Court Street

Built:  1954 – 1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Philip T Partridge

Contractor:  Knowlton, Inc.


Description:  The building faces east and is is a three story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The east front has three high granite stone dividers with recessed entrance and windows. The center section projects from the main building. The roof line is flat.



N – Logan County and Union County

E – Union County and Madison County

S – Clark County

W – Miami County and Shelby County










Photos taken 2011