Clinton County is named for DeWitt Clinton, who was the Governor of New York from 1817 to 1823.
Created: January 19, 1830
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.
S – Boone County
Photos taken 2008