Boone County is named for Daniel Boone, who was a frontiersman and who died at the Alamo, Texas.
Created: January 29, 1830
Jamestown 1831 – 1833
Lebanon 1833 – present
County Courthouse – Lebanon
Location: 1 Courthouse Square / West Main Street
Built: 1909 – 1911
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Joseph T Hutton of Hammond
Contractor: Caldwell & Drake of Columbus
Description: The building faces south and is a three story buff colored stone structure. On the south front is a large portico supported by four large columns rising to a large pediment containing ornamentation. The recessed entrance has stone trim rising to the second story. A wide cornice follows the roof line. On the center of the roof is a large octagonal dome with black colored roof and clock at the top cupola.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by William Tinsley and built in 1857.
N – Clinton County
E – Hamilton County
Photos taken 2008