Gallatin County

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Gallatin County is named for Albert Gallatin, who was the United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1801 to 1810.

 

Created:  December 14, 1798

County Seat: 

Carrollton      1798 – 1810

Port William  1810 – 1837

Warsaw        1837 – present

 

County Courthouse – Warsaw

 

Location:  100 West Main Street / Main Cross Street

Built:  1837 – 1838

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Winter & Carr

Contractor:  Winter & Carr

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story white colored brick and wood structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The portico has six large square columns. The entrance is enclosed and extends into the area under the portico, and has a small balcony on top, with window on the second story. An addition was added in 1868 to 1870. The building was remodeled in 1909. In 1938 to 1940, a portico was added to the southeast front. The contractor was Clarence McDanell. Renovations in 2007 and 2008, added an addition to the northwest side of the building. The architect was Louis & Henry Group and the contractor was Klenco Construction. On the northwest side is the Clerk’s Office housed in a two story wood frame building.

 

Note:  The cost of the original construction of the courthouse was $7815.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Switzerland County, Indiana and Boone County

E – Boone County

S – Grant County and Owen County

W – Carroll County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Courthouse under construction 2007

 

 

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Old Clerk’s Office

Photos taken 2007 and 2018