Hardin County

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Hardin County is named for John Hardin, who was sent in 1792 to negotiate a treaty with the Miami Indians and who was subsequently executed by them.

 

Created:  April 1, 1820

County Seat:

Kenton  1820 – present

 

County Courthouse – Kenton 

 

Location:  1 Court House Square / Franklin Street

Built:  1913 – 1915

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Richards, McCarty & Bulford

Contractor:  Steininger, Taylor Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story Indiana gray colored limestone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped Courthouse Square. The east and west sides has a projecting center section with central entrance on the first story and four columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. At the top is a wide header with pediment. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hancock County

E – Wyandot County and Marion County

S – Union County and Logan County

W – Auglaize County and Allen County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2015 and 2018