Fond du Lac County

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Fond Du Lac

Fond du Lac County is named for the French words meaning “bottom of the lake” referring to the location of the county.


Created:  December 7, 1836

County Seat: 

Fond du Lac  1836 – present


County Courthouse – Fond du Lac


Location:  160 South Macy Street / West 2nd Street

Built:  1980 – 1981

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Peterson, Twohig & Due of Fond du Lac

Contractor:  Hutter Construction Company of Fond du Lac


Description:  The building faces east and is a three story glass and concrete structure. The brownish colored building has copper tinted windows. Horizontal concrete slab divide the floors. The main entrance on the west center has a square concrete portico. A low two story wing connects with a wing on the south side.



North – Winnebago County and Calumet County

East    – Calumet County and Sheboygan County

South – Washington County and Dodge County

West  – Green Lake County