Richland County

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Richland

Richland County is named for the rich soil in the area.

 

Created:  February 18, 1842

County Seat: 

Richland Center  1842 – present

 

County Courthouse – Richland Center

 

Location:  181 East Seminary Street / South Main Street

Built:  1889 – 1890

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  T D Allen of Minneapolis, Minnesota

Contractor:  Thomas Russell of Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and stone structure. The north front has a stone porch with arches on the first story and enclosed on the second story. The northeast corner has a round tower with conical roof and the northwest corner has a square red brick clock tower with steep roof. The base of the building is course stone. The building is called the “Richland County Government Center”.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Vernon County and Sauk County

E – Sauk County

S – iowa County and Grant County

W – Crawford County and Vernon County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007