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In 1809, Darke Co. was formed from Miami Co. which administered it until 1817 when Greenville, site of the fort where the important Treaty of Greene Ville was signed in 1795, was established as the seat of county government. Darke Co. was named for Captain William Darke (1755-1801) who fought in the Revolutionary War, served in the Virginia state convention which approved the U.S. Constitution in 1788, and commanded a Virginia regiment in the Northwest Territory.
- Auglaize County (northeast)
- Mercer County (north)
- Shelby County (northeast)
- Miami County (east)
- Montgomery County (southeast)
- Preble County (south)
- Wayne County, Indiana (southwest)
- Randolph County, Indiana (west)
- Jay County, Indiana (northwest)
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