Floyd County

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Floyd

Floyd County is named for John Floyd, who was a leading pioneer in Jefferson County, Kentucky, or for Davis Floyd, who was a local politician and the county’s first judge.

 

Created:  January 2, 1819 

County Seat: 

New Albany  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – New Albany  

 

Location:  311 West 1st Street / West Spring Street

Built:  1959 – 1961

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Walker, Applegate, Oakes & Ritz

Contractor:  Leo C Miller Company

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a four story glass and concrete structure. There is a canopy at the first story entrance on the northeast side. The windows are horizontal and divided by narrow vertical concrete dividers. There are yellow colored panels between the stories. .The roof line is flat. The building contains the New Albany city offices.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Stancliff & Vogdes and constructed in 1867. The columns have been placed beside the present courthouse.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Washington County and Clark County

E – Clark County

S – Jefferson County, Kentucky

W – Harrison County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008