Hancock County is named for John Hancock, who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and who lived from 1737 to 1793.
Created: January 26,1827
Greenfield 1828 – present
County Courthouse – Greenfield
Location: 9 East Main Street / South State Street
Built: 1896 – 1897
Style: Romanesque Revival and Tudor Gothic Revival
Architect: Wing & Mahurin of Fort Wayne
Contractor: Geake, Henry & Greene of Fort Wayne.
Description: The building faces north and is a three story buff colored stone structure. The center section is recessed with a large stone arch framing the entrance on the first story. On the center of the roof is a high square clock tower with turrets and steep red colored roof at the top.
County Courthouse Annex – Greenfield
Location: 111 American Legion Place / East South Street
Built: 2002 – 2004
Architect: DLZ Indiana, LLC
Contractor: MacDougall Pierce Construction Inc.
Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a semicircular portico supported by four columns with balcony on the second story. The roof line is flat.
S – Shelby County
W – Marion County
Photos taken 2008