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Macoupin County Courthouse

201 E. Main St., Carlinville, IL 62626

(217) 854-3181

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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The Million Dollar Courthouse got it's name shortly after the Civil War in 1867. The officials in Macoupin County decided to build a new courthouse, one more befitting a prosperous county, at the cost of one million dollars! 

Guided tours available by contacting the Carlinville Tourism Committee at


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