Walworth County

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Walworth

Walworth County is named for Reuben Hyde Walworth, who was a New York judge.

 

Created:  December 7, 1836

County Seat: 

Elkhorn  1836 – present

 

County Judicial Center – Elkhorn

 

Location:  W4051 County Road ( north side County NN )

Built:  2003 – 2004

Style:  Modern

Architect: Ayers Associates Inc of Eau Claire and Plunkett Raysich ( Ebling-Plunkett & Keymar ) of Milwaukee

Contractor:  J P Cullen and Sons

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a brick and glass structure. The building is constructed with a yellow colored brick. The east section is four stories with few windows except for a large glass area above the extended entrance. On the west, the building is three stories with small windows along the first story and four large glass areas above.

 

County Administration – Elkhorn

 

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Location:  100 West Walworth Street / North Wisconsin Street

Built:  1961 – 1962

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Ebling-Plunkett & Keymar of Milwaukee

Contractor:  Moran Construction Company of Elm Grove

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story concrete and glass structure. Vertical concrete dividers separate the recessed windows, with the first floor base being faced with stone. At the main south entrance a concrete slab forms a portico over the glass doorway. On the west side is a wing.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Jefferson County and Waukesha County 

E – Racine County and Kenosha County

S – McHenry County, Illinois and Boone County, Illinois

W – Rock County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007