Hamilton County

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Hamilton

Hamilton County is named for Alexander Hamilton, who was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.

 

Created:  January 8, 1823

County Seat: 

Noblesville  1824 – present

 

County Courthouse – Noblesville  

 

Location:  1 Hamilton County Square / North 9th Street

Built:  1877 – 1878

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Edwin May of Indianapolis

Contractor:  Aaron G Campfield of Winchester.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick structure. The center sections on each side of the building extend from the main building. There is stone trim along the corners and vertical bans along the building. A wide cornice runs along the roof line with a mansard roof with dormer windows above the cornice. On the center of the roof is a high square clock tower with black colored roof. The building was remodeled in 1993. The architect was Browning Day Millins Dierdorf and the contractor was Toth-Ervin, Inc. On the west side is the old red colored brick Sheriff’s Residence.

 

See:  The contractor, Aaron G Campfield also constructed courthouses in Randolph County and Wayne County

 

County Government and Judicial Center – Noblesville  

 

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Location:  1 Hamilton County Square / Conner Street

Built:  1990 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Carey Mouer of James & Hagerman of Indianapolis

Contractor:  James & Hagerman of Indanapolis

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The east front has a large semicircular portico with six stone pillars. A cream colored band runs below the flat roof line. The building is named as the Hamilton County Government and Judicial Center.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Tipton County

E – Madison County and Hancock County

S – Hancock County and Marion County

W – Boone County and Clinton County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008