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Harrison County was established December 1, 1808 and was the fourth county organized in Indiana. Harrison County was taken out of Knox and Clark Counties Corydon is the County seat and was once the Indiana State Capital. On May 1, 1813, the capital of the Indiana Territory was removed from Vincennes to Corydon, and the original stone building used as the Capital building still stands. Near this building, under an elm tree, the first constitution of the State of Indiana was written. Harrison County was named from William Henry Harrison.

Harrison County is divided into twelve
Civil Townships,
Blue River, Boone, Franklin, Harrison, Heth, Jackson,
Morgan, Posey, Spencer, Taylor, Washington and Webster.
Scott Township is now included in Harrison County.

Some of the municipalities in Harrison County are :
Corydon, Crandall, Elizabeth, Laconia, Lanesville,
Mauckport, New Amsterdam, New Middletown,
New Salisbury, and Palmyra

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