Lucas County

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Lucas County is named for Robert Lucas, who was the Governor of Ohio when the county was created in 1835.

 

Created:  June 20, 1835

County Seat:

Toledo      1835 – 1840

Maumee  1840 – 1854

Toledo     1854 – present

 

County Courthouse – Toledo 

 

Location:  700 Adams Street / Michigan Street

Built:  1894 – 1897

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  David L Stine

Contractor:  Dun Perley & Company

 

Description:  The building faces southwest. and is a four story buff colored sandstone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The southwest and northeast sides have projecting center sections with three high arches on the first and second stories. Four columns rise from the third story to the top of the fourth story with recessed double windows between. At the top is a pediment. The building has Roman arches, Corinthian columns and frog carvings on the interior and exterior. The east and west wings extend from the main building. Along the roof line is a balustrade. On the center of the roof is a large round dome with green colored roof.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in Maumee in 1840.

 

See:  For the Sixth Appellate District Court of Appeals see Ohio Court of Appeals – Toledo

 

Courthouses: 

 

N – Lenawee County, Michigan and Monroe County, Michigan

E – Lake Erie and Ontario

S – Ottawa County and Wood County

W – Fulton County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2015