Hardin County is named for John Hardin, who was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Created: March 2, 1839
Elizabethtown 1840 – present
County Courthouse – Elizabethtown
Location: Main Street / Market Street
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.
W – Pope County
Photos taken 2008