Brown County is named for Jacob Brown, who was a general and a hero of the War of 1812.
Created: February 4, 1836
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.
W – Monroe County
Photos taken 2008