Tipton County

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Tipton

Tipton County is named for John Tipton, who was a soldier in the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811 and who served as United States Senator for Indiana from 1831 to 1839.

 

Created:  January 15, 1844 

County Seat: 

Tipton ( Canton )  1844 – present

 

County Courthouse – Tipton 

 

Location:  101 East Jefferson Street / Court Street

Built:  1893– 1894

Style:  Romanesque Classical Revival

Architect:  Adolph Scherrer

Contractor:  Pierce and Morgan of Indianapolis

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story buff colored sandstone structure. The entrance is in the center of the north side and is trimmed with stone.  On the northwest corner is a seven story square stone clock tower rising 206 feet with steep roof. On the northeast corner is a small tower with steep roof.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Howard County

E – Grant County and Madison County

S – Hamilton County

W – Clinton County and Howard County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008