Middlesex County is named for the County of Middlesex in England.
Created: May 2, 1785
Middletown 1785 – present
County Courthouse – Middletown
Location: 1 Court Street / DeKoven Drive
Built: 1993 – 1994
Architect: Jeter, Cook & Jepson
Contractor: Turner Construction Company of Sheldon
Description: The building faces north and is a six story concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The north front has a central entrance on the first story and vertical windows on the first and second stories. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Raymond E Baldwin Courthouse. The construction manager was One Court Street Inc. and Northland Development Corporation.
Note: The first courthouse was built in Haddam in 1786. The second courthouse was built in Middletown in 1832 with an addition added in 1874. The third courthouse was designed by Hapgood & Hapgood in 1893. The fourth courthouse was designed by Sebastian J Passanesi in 1957.
N – Hartford County
W – New Haven County
Photos taken 2017