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Council Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE:  Owen County Council will hold a regular meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Commissioner/Council meeting room located on the second floor of the Owen County Courthouse, 60 S. Main St., Spencer, IN  47460. This meeting is open to the public.


Meeting Agendas: Click Here

Meeting Minutes: Click Here

Owen County Ordinances and Resolutions: Click Here

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Owen County was established by an act of the Indiana Legislature, 1818-1819, but was being settled as early as 1816.  Indiana became a state in 1816, and was settled from the bottom up by land-hungry, adamantly independent Scotch-Irish, German and English folk with Appalachian frontier roots, including veterans of the American Revolution and the War of 1812.  Comrades of Kentuckian Abraham Owen, who died in the Battle of Tippecanoe, named the county in his honor.