Putnam County Courthouse (Illinois)

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Putnam County Courthouse
Putnam County Courthouse (Illinois) is located in Illinois
Putnam County Courthouse (Illinois)
Location 120 N. 4th St., Hennepin, Illinois
Coordinates 41°15′22″N 89°20′52″W / 41.25611°N 89.34778°W / 41.25611; -89.34778Coordinates: 41°15′22″N 89°20′52″W / 41.25611°N 89.34778°W / 41.25611; -89.34778
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1839 (1839)
Built by Gorham & Durley
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 75000672[1]
Added to NRHP March 4, 1975

The Putnam County Courthouse, located at 120 N. 4th Street in Hennepin, is Putnam County, Illinois' county courthouse. Built in 1839, the building is the oldest courthouse in the state which is still in use. The courthouse was designed in the Greek Revival style and features four Doric columns at its front entrance. J.A. Williams later constructed an addition, which included a vault and document room, on the north side of the courthouse.[2]

The courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 4, 1975.[1]

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