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Boone County, Indiana

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Boone County was formed April 1, 1830, and named for frontiersman Daniel Boone. The county commissioners met near the center of the county on May 1, 1831 to identify a county seat, which by law had to be within 2 miles of the county's center; the city of Lebanon was selected to serve this purpose, replacing Jamestown (founded 1830) which had served as interim county seat.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Advance
  • Big Springs
  • Center
  • Clinton
  • Dover
  • Eagle
  • Eagle Village
  • Elizaville
  • Fayette
  • Harrison
  • Hazelrigg
  • Jackson
  • Jamestown
  • Jefferson
  • Lebanon (County Seat)
  • Marion
  • Max
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Milledgeville
  • New Brunswick
  • Northfield
  • Perry
  • Ratsburg (extinct)
  • Rosston
  • Royalton
  • Sugar Creek
  • Terhune
  • Thorntown
  • Ulen
  • Union
  • Ward (extinct)
  • Washington
  • Waugh
  • Whitestown
  • Worth
  • Zionsville

Links

Wikipedia

Genealogy Trails

Pryor Brock Farmstead

Strange Nathanial Cragun House

Maplelawn Farmstead

Scotland Bridge

The Simpson-Breedlove House

Thorntown Public Library

The Andrew B. VanHuys Round Barn