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Effingham County Courthouse

E. Jefferson Ave. , Effingham, IL 62401

Historic Sites

The Effingham Country Courthouse Museum features displays on the military, Effingham County railroads and Effingham County history. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The courthouse was built in 1871 after Effingham was named the county seat. The courthouse retains a pristine exterior and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It also features a museum inside. The museum displays two rooms devoted to the military, which gets changed throughout the year. It also has a room dedicated to the railroads in Effingham County. The Effingham County Courthouse is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March through October. The Courthouse Museum hosts several events throughout the year, including the annual Old Settler's Reunion.


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