January 29, 1841

Several new counties were formed on this date including Adair, Andrew, Bates, Camden, Dade, Dallas, Grundy, Holt, Jasper, Osage, Ozark, Saint Clair, Scotland, Shannon, and Wright.


June 29, 1842

Jasper County's new courthouse was completed on this date at a total cost of $398.50, or about $11,000 in today's currency. (Note: the image shows a slightly later iteration of the Jasper County Courthouse.)