Jefferson County

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Jefferson County is named for Thomas Jefferson, who was President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.


Created:  December 7, 1836

County Seat: 

Jefferson  1836 – present


County Courthouse – Jefferson


Location:  320 South Main Street / East Dodge Street

Built:  1966 – 1967

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Waterman, Fuge & Associates

Contractor:  Mass Brothers


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story stone, brick and concrete structure. On the north side of the building there is a polished red stone center section divided by vertical black pillars and cornice. On either side of the center section is white polished stone facing, with a block of windows in the west section. The rest of the building has light colored flag stone facing. Around the building is an alteration of the different stone facings.



N – Dodge County

E – Waukesha County

S – Racine County and Walworth County

W – Dane County








Photos taken 2007