Crawford County is named for William H Crawford, who was the United States Treasury Secretary in 1818 or for William Crawford, who was a soldier in the French and Indian War and American Revolutionary War.
Created: December 31, 1816
Home of Edward N. Cullom 1816 – 1818
Palestine 1818 – 1843
Robinson 1843 – present
County Courthouse – Robinson
Location: 1 Courthouse Square / East Main Street
Built: 1895 – 1896
Architect: J W Gaddis of Vincennes, Indiana
Contractor: T J Morse of Indianapolis, Indiana
Description: The building faces north and is a three story dark red colored brick structure. The north side has three stone trimmed arches on the first story with a balcony on the second story. Round towers rise to the top of the second story. On third story is a clock. The foundation is course stone.
N – Clark County
W – Jasper County
Photos taken 2008