Hendricks County

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Hendricks

Hendricks County is named for William Hendricks, who was the Governor of Indiana when the county was formed.

 

Created:  December 20, 1823 

County Seat: 

Danville  1824 – present

 

County Courthouse – Danville  

 

Location:  1 Courthouse Square / West Main Street

Built:  1912 – 1914

Style:  Classical Renaissance

Architect:  Clarence Martindale of Indianapolis

Contractor:  P H McCormack of Columbus

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story stone  structure. The center section on each side has a portico with arched entrance and two arched windows on the first story and two large columns rising from a balcony on the second story, to the top of the third story with pediment on top.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Issac Hodgson and constructed in 1862.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Boone County

E – Marion County

S – Morgan County

W – Putnam County and Montgomery County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008