Delaware County is named for the Delaware Native American people.
Created: January 26, 1827
Muncie 1827 – present
County Courthouse – Muncie
Location: 100 West Main Street / North Walnut Street
Built: 1966 – 1968
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
Location: 100 West Washington Street / North Walnut Street
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.
S – Henry County
W – Madison County
Photos taken 2005 and 2008