Knox County is named for Henry Knox, who was a general and the United States Secretary of War.
Created: June 20, 1790
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.
E – Daviess County
Photos taken 2008