Vernon County is named for Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington in Virginia.
Created: March 22, 1862
Viroqua 1862 – present
County Courthouse – Viroqua
Location: 400 Court House Square Street / West Decker Street
Built: 1880 – 1881
Style: Gothic and Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Architect: Carl F Struck
Contractor: Ole Larson
Description: The building faces east and is a two story light buff colored brick structure. The east front has a small portico on the first story with balcony on the second story with a large arched window. A square brick tower rises to a square open cupola. Behind the tower is a lower section with the high main building behind. On the west side is an addition which is connected to the original building.
Photos taken 2007 and 2010