Lake County

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Lake

Lake County is named for the many beautiful lakes in the region.

Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:

Madison  1873 – present

 

County Courthouse – Madison

 

Location:  200 East Center Street / Lee Avenue

Built:  1934 – 1935

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Hugill and Blatherwick

Contractor:  S W Jonasson and Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story rectangular brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The base of the building is stone with the south front doorway framed with square stone pillars. Between the second and third stories are checker white and buff colored bricks. A decorative belt runs above the third story windows and below the flat roof line. The courtroom is located on the east side of the third story.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Lake County Courthouse

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1884.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kingsbury County and Brookings County

E – Moody County

S – Minnehaha County and McCook County

W – Miner County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2018