Spencer County is named for Spier Spencer, who was a Captain and who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.
Created: January 10, 1818
Rockport 1818 – present
County Courthouse – Rockport
Location: 200 Main Street / 2nd Street
Built: 1919 – 1921
Architect: The Elmer E Dunlap Company of Indianapolis
Contractor: English Brothers
Description: The building faces south and is a three story gray colored limestone structure. The north front has an arched entrance on the first story and six large columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. In the centre of the roof line on each side, is a clock. The first story has horizontal stone work.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by Thomas F DeBruler and constructed by F D Allen in 1863.
N – Dubois County
E – Perry County
W – Warrick County
Photos taken 2008