Sheboygan County

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Sheboygan

Sheboygan County is named for a Native American name meaning “great noise underground”.

 

Created:  December 7, 1836

County Seat: 

Sheboygan  1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sheboygan

 

Location:  615 North 6th Street / Center Avenue

Built:  1933 – 1934

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  W C Weeks, Inc. and K M Vitzthum & Company, Inc.

Contractor:  Ralph Sollitt & Sons Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a six story limestone, granite and aluminum structure. The building has a projected rectangular base for the first and second stories with a small rectangular area for the next three stories and a small rectangular area for remaining upper stories. There are three entrance doors on the west side. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Calumet County and Manitowoc County

E – Lake Michigan

S – Ozaukee County and Washington County 

W – Fond du Lac County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007