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.

 

Created:  March 2, 1839

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.

 

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

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008