Fayette County

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Fayette

Fayette County is named for Marie Joseph Paul Lafayette, who was a French general who fought in the American Revolutionary War and who lived from 1757 to 1834.

 

Created:  December 28, 1818 

County Seat: 

Connersville  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – Connersville  

 

Location:  401 Central Avenue / West 4th Street

Built:  1890 – 1891

Style:  Richardsonian Romanesque

Architect:  W F Kaufman of Richmond

Contractor:  Dorrus Ready & Company

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. On the southeast corner is a large round brick clock tower with conical roof. The east front rises to a peaked roof line. A smaller tower is on the northeast corner. Additions have been added on the west side.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Henry County and Wayne County

E – Union County

S – Franklin County

W – Rush County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008