Lake County is named for the many beautiful lakes in the region.
Created: January 8, 1873
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.
E – Moody County
W – Miner County
Photos taken 2007 and 2018