Menominee County

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Menominee County is named for the American Indian word meaning “wild rice eater” and is the name of the Menominee Native Americans.


Created:   May 1, 1961

County Seat: 

Keshena  1961 – present


County Courthouse – Keshena


Location:  Courthouse Lane / Wolf River Drive

Built:  1968 – 1969

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Zwack & Peeples, Ltd. of Appleton

Contractor: Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story wood and glass structure. The building sits on a hill. The building has a pitched red roof which has a wide overhang and then rises in the center. The interior has offices around a central open circle area. There is no courtroom as the county uses the Shawano County Court House. The building was constructed as a Town of Menominee project #06-1-00653 done by the Economic Development Administration. The building was first used as a tourist office.


Note:  Court hearings are held at the courthouse in Shawano County.



N – Langlade County and Oconto County

E – Oconto County

S – Shawano County

W – Shawano County and Langlade County



















Photos taken 2007 and 2010