Hardin County

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Hardin County is named for John Hardin, who was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Saline County and Gallatin County

E – Union County, Kentucky and Crittenden County, Kentucky

S – Crittenden County, Kentucky and Livingston County, Kentucky

W – Pope County


Created:  March 2, 1839                                                             Map of Illinois highlighting Hardin County

County Seat:

Elizabethtown  1840 – present


County Courthouse – Elizabethtown


Location:  Main Street / Market Street

Built:  1926

Style:  Georgian Revival

Architect:  Thomas S Thompson

Contractor:  George A Corder & Karber


Description: The building faces south and is a two story rectangular red colored brick structure. The building sits at the top of a sloping hill. The south entrance has an arch with recessed doorway. A small cornice runs below the roof liner. Above the entrance on the roof is a square brick tower with clock.







County Courthouse – Elizabethtown




Photos taken 2008