Knox County

US States / H-L / Indiana / Knox County
Knox

Knox County is named for Henry Knox, who was a general and the United States Secretary of War.

 

Created:  June 20, 1790

County Seat: 

Vincennes  1824 – present

 

County Courthouse – Vincennes  

 

Location:  101 North 7th Street / Busseron Street

Built:  1873 – 1876

Style:  European with Lombard and Tuscan detailing

Architect:  Edwin May and Adolf Scherrer of Indianapolis

Contractor:  F L Farman & Joseph K Frick

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story gray colored stone structure. The north front has three arches on the first story with arched balconies on the second and third stories. On the northwest corner is a high square tower with clock and square cupola at the top. On the other corners are shorter square towers with small arched windows.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sullivan County and Greene County

E – Daviess County

S – Pike County and Gibson County

W – Wabash County, Illinois, Lawrence County, Illinois and Crawford County, Illinois

 

 

 

1206i-i08

 

 

1202i-i08

 

 

1203i-i08

 

 

1204i-i08

 

 

1207i-i08

 

 

1209i-i08

 

 

1208i-i08

 

 

1213i-i08

Photos taken 2008