Hendricks County is named for William Hendricks, who was the Governor of Indiana when the county was formed.
Created: December 20, 1823
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.
N – Boone County
E – Marion County
S – Morgan County
Photos taken 2008