Warren County

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Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was an officer during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  May 1, 1803

County Seat: 

Lebanon  1805 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lebanon 

 

Location:  500 Justice Drive / South East Street

Built:  1977 – 1979

Style:  Modern

Architect:  A C Voorhis & Associates

Contractor:  A Benzing & Sons, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The northwest front has a high porch supported by pillars and two columns with a recessed entrance. The windows are recessed. The roof is sloped.

 

County Juvenile Justice Center – Lebanon 

 

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Location: 570 Justice Drive / South East Street

Built:  1994 – 1996

Style: Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and glass structure. The south front has four recessed openings on the first story with small square windows on the second story. The first story is dark colored red brick and the upper part of the building is light colored red brick. The roof is sloped.

 

County Administration – Lebanon 

 

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Location:  406 Justice Drive / South East Street

Built:  2000 – 2001

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Architects Associated, Inc. of Dayton

Contractor:  Duggan & Meyers Construction of Cincinnati

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The south front has a large portico with six columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The east and west wings project from the main building. Above the portico is a square cupola with dome. The roof is sloped.

 

Old County Courthouse – Lebanon 

 

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Location:  320 East Silver Street / North East Street

Built:  1834 – 1836

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Ebed Stowell and Meeker L Morton

Contractor:  Ebed Stowell and Meeker L Morton

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The south front has a small portico with pediment at the second story. Above are three arched windows the east and west corners project from the maion building The first story has stone facing and stone trim at the south front. On the roof is a large base with octagonal cupola. During construction, the supervisor was John E Dey. Isaac Bogart was awarded the painting contract and Joel Hammel supplied the lime for construction. The building was remodeled in 1894 with the addition of the north section. The architect was Williams & Bnyden of Drayton and the contractor was William B Roof. In 1999, the building was refurbished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Montgomery County and Greene County

E – Clinton County

S – Clermont County and Hamilton County

W – Butler County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2012