Wayne County is named for Anthony Wayne, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War, and who lived from 1745 to 1796.
Created: March 26, 1819
Fairfield 1819 – present
County Courthouse – Fairfield
Location: 301 East Main Street / South 3rd Street
Built: 1891 – 1892
Style: Romanesque and Second Empire
Architect: J W Gaddis of Vincennes
Contractor: Bippus & Kansler of Evansville, Indiana and Felix and McMackin of Fairfield
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. At the south front is a four story clock tower rising from the entrance. One story wings go east and west across the front. The main building is recessed with steep roof. The south front addition was added in 1955 and an addition was added on the north side in 1957.
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Photos taken 2008 and 2012