Pulaski County

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Pulaski County is named for Count Casimir Pulaski, who was a hero killed in the attack on Savannah, Georgia in 1779.


Created:  March 3, 1843

County Seat:

Mound City  1843 – present


County Courthouse – Mound City


Location:  500 Illinois Avenue / High Street

Built:  1912 – 1913

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Solon Willis

Contractor:  Falls City Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky


Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and stone rectangular structure. The south front has horizontal stone facing rising to a wide stone header at the top of the second story, on either side of the central entrance. The entrance doorway has a small stone header. The base of the building is reddish-orange colored brick. A horizontal stone band runs below the roof line which makes a semi circle above the entrance and has a stone crest.


See:  The contractor Falls City Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky



N – Union County and Johnson County

E – Massac County and Ballard County, Kentucky

S – Ballard County, Kentucky and  Alexander County

W – Alexander County














Photos taken 2007 and 2012