Scott County is named for a county in Kentucky which county is named for Charles Scott, who was the Governor of Kentucky from 1808 to 1812.
Created: February 16, 1839
Winchester 1839 – present
County Courthouse – Winchester
Location: 35 East Market Street / South Hill Street
Built: 1885 – 1886
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: James Stewart & Company
Contractor: Mathers & Buckingham
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The south front has wide steps leading up to a wide entrance arch of white colored stone. Atop the arch are two statues representing “Justice”. Above the entrance rises a large square brick tower with clock and rounded dome on top of which is a small square cupola with flag pole. The corners of the building have pavilions extending from the main building. White colored stone trim decorates the building.
N – Morgan County
E – Morgan County
S – Greene County
W – Pike County
Photos taken 2007