Washington County Courthouse Square

Washington County Courthouse Square (HMNJB)

Location: West Bend, WI 53095 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 25.197', W 88° 10.963'

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West Bend, Wisconsin

This block was deeded to Washington County on May 2, 1853, by the Wightman, Kilbourn, Kneeland, and Wolcott families to locate and erect county buildings. The original courthouse, constructed in 1854, was relocated to Main Street when the 1889 courthouse was built. The jail and sheriff's residence was constructed in 1886. When a new jail was built in 1962, the Washington County Historical Society established a museum in the old jail. In 1992, the courthouse was vacated making it available for historic activities.
Marker Number00-002
Year Placed2000
Placed ByLandmarks Commission Washington County, Wisconsin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 404257 N 4808130
Decimal Degrees43.41995000, -88.18271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.197', W 88° 10.963'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 11.82" N, 88° 10' 57.78" W
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Area Code(s)262, 414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 S 5th Ave, West Bend WI 53095, US
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