White County Courthouse ~ Carmi, IL
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N 38° 05.467 W 088° 09.514
16S E 398405 N 4216558
Quick Description: The White County Courthouse is in Carmi, the county seat. Outlined by the Little Wabash River, Carmi marks the transition between the open prairie and the hilly country of southern Illinois. The center of an oil-producing area shared by three states.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2009 8:57:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM5KEB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
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Long Description:

Text of Plaques on Courthouse:

This Courthouse, built in 1883
on the site of the
1828 White County Courthouse
is hereby designated
A HISTORIC LANDMARK

WHITE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
This plaque presented to the people of White County in recognition of the 100th birthday of the White County Courthouse.

Judge    Henry Lewis
States Attorney    Thomas H. Sutton
County Clerk    L. D. Ziegler
Circuit Clerk    Billy F. Malone
Treasurer    Chester Carter
Sheriff    Robert L. Duckworth
Coroner    Carl McVey

County Board Members 1983
Dist. 1 James P. Taylor
Dist. 2 Bernard Austin
Dist. 3 James L. Clark
Dist. 4 Gene Garrett, Chm.
Dist. 5 Kenny Conner

Notes from the White County Historical Society: The Carmi Times

" Named for Leonard White, pioneer of Gallatin County, Major of the Territorial militia, member of the Constitutional Convention of 1818, State Senator in the second and third General Assemblies.
The first courthouse was in the cabin of John Craw." ~ Illinois Courts

Year Built: 1883

Current Use of Building: County Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1883 - Present

Physical Address:
301 E Main Street
P.O. Box 310
Carmi, IL 62821


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Architect: Not listed

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