Carter County is named for William Grayson Carter, who was a Kentucky state senator.
Created: February 9, 1838
Grayson 1838 – present
County Justice Center – Grayson
Location: 100 East Main Street / Hord Street
Built: 2004 – 2006
Architect: Brandstetter-Carroll Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Contractor: Codell Construction Company of Winchester
Description: The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a projecting curved center section with recessed entrance section on the first and second stories. The roof line is flat.
Old County Courthouse – Grayson
Location: 300 West Main Street / Court Street
Built: 1906 – 1907
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: H L Lewman of Louisville
Contractor: Falls City Construction Company of Louisville
Description: The building faces south and is a two story yellow brick structure. The building sits on a hill. The center section rises to a pediment at the roof line. The building has hexagonal towers at the corners. On the center of the roof is a large square white cupola with white dome. In 1950 and 1964, the west and east wings were added.
See: The contractor Falls City Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky
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County Justice Center
Photos taken 2012 and 2018