Brown County

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Brown County is named for Jacob Brown, who was a general and a hero of the War of 1812.


Created:  February 4, 1836

County Seat: 

Jacksonburg  1836 – 1837

Nashville        1837 – present


County Courthouse – Nashville


Location:  20 East Main Street / Van Buren Street

Built:  1874 – 1875

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  McCormack & Sweeney of Columbus

Contractor:  McCormack & Sweeney.


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a door on the first and second stories with a metal divided staircase. Above the front of the building is a square white cupola.



N – Morgan County and Johnson County

E – Bartholomew County

S – Jackson County and Monroe County

W – Monroe County














Photos taken 2008