Boyd County is named for Linn Boyd, who was a United States Congressman and Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.
Created: February 16, 1860
Catlettsburg 1860 – present
County Courthouse – Catlettsburg
Location: 2800 Louisa Street / 28th Street
Built: 1909 – 1910
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC
Contractor: Falls City Construction Company of Louisville
Description: The building faces east and is a three story Indiana limestone structure. The east front has a large porch supported by four large columns rising to a header at the roof line. The north and south sections project from the main building. Along the flat roof line is a balustrade. On the south side of the building is an addition constructed in 1930 to 1931. The architect was Henry Norton Foster and the contractor was W I Kalter.
See: The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.
See: The contractor Falls City Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky
County Justice Center – Catlettsburg
Location: 2805 Louisa Street / 28th Street
Built: 2008 – 2010
Architect: Louis & Henry Architecture
Contractor: Codell Construction Company of Winchester
Description: The building faces west and is a three story concrete and glass structure. The building is named as the C David Hagerman Justice Center.The northwest section has a curved section with glass walls. On the south side of the curved section are two towers. Further south is a section with vertical dividers and recessed glass walls. There is further tower at the south end and a walkway across the street to the courthouse.
E – Wayne County, West Virginia
S – Lawrence County
Photos taken 2012