Photo: Colonel William Jones House, ca. 1834, Boone Street, Gentryville, Indiana. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Photographed by User:McGhiever (own work), 2013, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed December, 2015.
The Spencer County Courthouse is located at 200 Main Street, Rockport IN 47635; phone: 812 649-6025.
Spencer County was established in 1818 from parts of Warrick and Perry Counties. It is named at Captain Spier Spencer [1770-1811] who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe.