Photo: Paul Dresser Birthplace, ca. 1850, First and Farrington Streets, Terre Haute, IN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2011, [cc0-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed November, 2014.
The Vigo County administrative offices are located at 121 Oak Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807; phone: 812-231-4477.
Vigo County was created in 1818 from part of Sullivan County. It is named for Colonel Francis Vigo [1747-1836] who provided aid as an informant as well as financial assistance to American forces during the Revolutionary War.