Christian County is named for Christian County in Kentucky as many of the inhabitants came from that county.
Created: February 15, 1839
Taylorville 1839 – present
County Courthouse – Taylorville
Location: 101 South Main Street / West Main Cross Street
Built: 1901 – 1902
Style: Romanesque Revival
Architect: J W Caddis
Contractor: V Jobst & Son
Description: The building faces east and is a three story gray colored limestone structure. The east front has a projecting center section with entrance on the first story and large arched window on the second story. The third story has arched windows with peaked roof above. There are north and south wings. On the center of the roof rises a high square clock tower with peaked green colored roof.
Photos taken 2008