Clay County Courthouse (Indiana)

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Clay County Courthouse
Clay County Courthouse, Brazil.jpg
Clay County Courthouse, August 2001
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in Clay County, Indiana
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana)
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in Indiana
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana)
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in the United States
Clay County Courthouse (Indiana)
LocationBounded by US 40, Harrison, Jackson, and Alabama Sts., Brazil, Indiana
Coordinates39°31′28.8″N 87°7′9.6″W / 39.524667°N 87.119333°W / 39.524667; -87.119333Coordinates: 39°31′28.8″N 87°7′9.6″W / 39.524667°N 87.119333°W / 39.524667; -87.119333
Area1.9 acres (0.77 ha)
Built1914 (1914)
ArchitectGaddis, John W.
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #99001109[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 9, 1999

Clay County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Brazil, Clay County, Indiana. It was designed by noted Indiana architect John W. Gaddis and built in 1914 in the Classical Revival style. It is a three-story, limestone building over a raised basement. It features a multi-tiered parapet with clock faces within a decorative tympanum and a two-story dome atop the flat roof. The interior has a rotunda with stained glass octahedral dome.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-01. Note: This includes Glory-June Grieff (July 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Clay County Courthouse" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-01. and Accompanying photographs.