Fulton County

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Fulton

Fulton County is named for Robert Fulton, who was the inventor of the steamboat.

 

Created:  April 1, 1850

County Seat:

Ottokee     1850 – 1869

Wauseon  1869 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wauseon

 

Location:  210 South Fulton Street / West Chestnut Street

Built:  1871 – 1872

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  C C Miller

Contractor:  Alexander Voss and H B Bensman

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The east front has a high square red colored brick clock tower with arched entrance on the first story, small balcony on the second story and balustrade at the top of the tower. The main building is recessed and has arched windows. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

County Courthouse Annex – Wauseon

 

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Location:  210 South Fulton Street / West Chestnut Street

Built:  1989 – 1990

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick structure.  The building has a sloped roof and is located on the south side of the courthouse.

 

County Administration – Wauseon

 

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Location:  152 South Fulton Street / West Chestnut Street

Built:  2000 – 2001

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Finkbeiner, Pettis and Strout, Inc.

Contractor:  Mosser Construction, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on the north side of the courthouse. The west front has a central recessed entrance. The eave along the roof line extends from the building. There is stone trim on the corners of the building. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hillsdale County, Michigan and Lenawee County, Michigan

E – Lucas County

S – Henry County

W – Williams County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Administration

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2018