Delaware County

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Delaware

Delaware County is named for the Delaware Native American people.

 

Created:  January 26, 1827

County Seat: 

Muncie  1827 – present

 

County Courthouse – Muncie  

 

Location:  100 West Main Street / North Walnut Street

Built:  1966 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hamilton, Graham Associates and George W Cox of Muncie

Contractor:  F A Wilheim

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story white colored concrete and glass structure. The building is an “L” shape with plaza on the east side. The first story is raised on concrete pillars on the east side. The east wing is raised on pillars with the main entrance underneath. The windows are narrow and vertical. A wide concrete band follows the flat roof line.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Brentwood Tolan and constructed by Charles Pearce & Company in 1887.

 

County Justice Center – Muncie  

 

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Location:  100 West Washington Street / North Walnut Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on the north side of the courthouse. The building is triangular in shape with a plaza on the southeast side. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grant County and Blackford County

E – Jay County and Randolph County

S – Henry County

W – Madison County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2005 and 2008