Boone County Courthouse (Columbia, Missouri)

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Boone County Courthouse
Boone County Courthouse in Columbia, Missouri.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Courthouse
Location Columbia, Missouri
Coordinates 38°57′12″N 92°19′44″W / 38.9532°N 92.3290°W / 38.9532; -92.3290Coordinates: 38°57′12″N 92°19′44″W / 38.9532°N 92.3290°W / 38.9532; -92.3290
Construction started 1906
Completed 1909
Owner Boone County, Missouri
Design and construction
Architect John H. Felt

The Boone County Courthouse is the location of the 13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri covering Boone and Callaway counties. The courthouse is located in the Boone County Government Complex in downtown Columbia, Missouri.[1] It is the third court at this location. The first of which housed a studio of George Caleb Bingham and is the subject of the painting 1855 painting "Verdict of the People.[2]

The courthouse is a contributing property to the Downtown Columbia Historic District.[3]

The courthouse is located at 705 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201. The general contact phone number is (573) 886-4000.[4]


Further reading[edit]

  • Ohman, Marian M. "Oh! Justice -- .": The History of Boone County Courthouses. Columbia: University of Missouri Extension, 1979.
  • Switzler, Wm. F. History of Boone County. St. Louis: Western Historical Company, 1882.

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