Boyd County

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Boyd County is named for Linn Boyd, who was a United States Congressman and Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.

 

Created:  February 16, 1860

County Seat: 

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 

 

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Location:  2805 Louisa Street / 28th Street

Built:  2008 – 2010

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Greenup County and Lawrence County, Ohio

E – Wayne County, West Virginia

S – Lawrence County

W – Carter County and Greenup County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012