Clinton County

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Clinton

Clinton County is named for DeWitt Clinton, who was the Governor of New York from 1817 to 1823.

 

Created:  January 19, 1830

County Seat: 

Frankfort  1830 – present

 

County Courthouse – Frankfort  

 

Location:  Courthouse Square / East Clinton Street

Built:  1882 – 1884

Style:  Victorial Eclectic

Architect:  George W Bunting of Indianapolis

Contractor:  Charles Pearce of Indianapolis

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story gray colored stone structure. On each side of the building are stone porticos rising to a pediment at the roof line. At each corner is a square stone tower with small square above the roof line. A wide cornice runs along the roof line. On the centre of the roof is a square dome with clock and domed green colored roof. White statues adorn the top of the building.

 

See:  The architect, George W Bunting of Indianapolis, also designed courthouses in Greene CountyJohnson CountyMontgomery CountyUnion County and Wells County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Carroll County and Howard County

E – Howard County and Tipton County

S – Boone County

W – Montgomery County and Tippecanoe County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008