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
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.
E – Union County
S – Franklin County
W – Rush County
Photos taken 2008