Wayne County

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Wayne

Wayne County is named for Anthony Wayne, who was a General in the American Revolutionary War, and who lived from 1745 to 1796.

 

Created:  November 27, 1810 

County Seat:

Salisbury    1811 – 1817

Centerville  1817 – 1873

Richmond   1873 – present

 

County Courthouse – Richmond

 

Location:  301 East Main Street / South 4th Street

Built:  1890 – 1893

Style:  Richardsonian Romanesque

Architect:  James W McLaughlin of Cincinnati, Ohio

Contractor:  Aaron G Campfield & Company of Richmond

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story gray colored stone structure. The east center has three arches on the first story and arched arches on the second story. Above are narrow vertical windows on the third story with a large arch bisected by small windows and reaching a peak at the roof. On the northeast corner is a three story octagonal tower with step black colored roof.

 

See:  The contractor, Aaron G Campfield also constructed courthouses in Hamilton County and Randolph County.

 

County Administration – Richmond

 

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Location:  401 East Main Street / South 4th Street

Built:  1976 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  R W Clinton and Associates

Contractor:  Oberle Associates and Wagner-Martin Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story concrete and glass structure. The first story of the building is below ground level. The west side has sloped glass panels.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Randolph County

East    – Darke County, Ohio and Preble County, Ohio

South – Union County and Fayette County

West   – Fayette County and Henry County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2005 and 2008