Pope County is named for Nathaniel Pope, who was the first Territorial Secretary of State from 1806 to 1816.
Created: January 10, 1816
Golconda 1816 – present
County Courthouse – Golconda
Location: 310 East Main Street / Market Street
Architect: Young and Frick
Contractor: Yost & Layman
Description: The building faces north and is a two story rectangular red colored brick structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The north front projects from the main building and has an arched entrance on the first story. The windows are arched on both stories and there is stone trim above each window. At the roof line above the entrance is a pediment with circular window. The base of the building is course stone.
N – Saline County
S – Livingston County, Kentucky
Photos taken 2008