Noble County is named for James Noble, who was the first United States Senator from Indiana.
Created: February 7, 1835
Sparta ( Kimmel ) 1836 – 1837
Augusta 1837 – 1844
Port Mitchell 1844 – 1846
Albion 1846 – present
County Courthouse – Albion
Location: 101 North Orange Street / West Main Street
Built: 1887 – 1889
Style: Richardsonian Romanesque
Architect: E O Fallis & Company of Toledo, Ohio
Contractor: M J Malone and Brothers
Description: The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick and stone structure. The center section of the east front projects from the main building and has an arched entrance on the first story. On the second story are three narrow arched windows and a round tower on the south side which rises to a small octagonal cupola. In the center of the building is a large square clock tower with round turrets. The base of the building is white course stone.
Note: The first courthouse was built in 1847. The second courthouse was built in 1860.
N – LaGrange County
E – DeKalb County
Photos taken 2008