Meade County

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Meade County is named for James Meade, who was killed at the Battle of River Raisin.

 

Created:  December 17, 1823

County Seat: 

Brandenburg  1823 – present

 

County Courthouse – Brandenburg  

 

Location:  516   Fairway Drive / Courthouse Drive

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Nolan and Nolan of Louisville

Contractor:  Shirman Brothers of Corydon, Indiana

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story brown colored brick, steel and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and sits on the top of a low hill, The windows are long from the ground to the wide white colored cornice. The south front has a concrete portico extending from the top of the building, with the doorways recessed. The entrance is divided into three vertical sections with the doorway in the center. The center part of the building is raised.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1872 and was destroyed by a tornado in 1974.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Perry County, Indiana, Crawford County, Indiana and Harrison County, Indiana

E – Hardin County

S – Hardin County and Breckinridge County

W – Breckinridge County and Perry County, Indiana

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2018