Rooks County is well known as a haven for hunters. An abundance of pheasant, quail, turkey, deer, dove, ducks, and geese makes the area a popular hunting destination during the fall and winter months... Rooks County Hunting
In 1923 a new courthouse replaced the native stone structure of 1881. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Rooks County Courthouse is a source of local pride.
A permanent memorial in front of the courthouse honors individuals who served in the nation's armed services.
Rooks County's French Canadian and German ancestry and the region's history can be reviewed at the Museum where the past is preserved for both present and future generations.
The museum contains tourist information, local history exhibits, and genealogy capabilities.