Edmonson County

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Edmonson County is named for John Edmonson, who was a military captain killed at the Battle of Frenchtown during the American Civil War.

 

Created:  January 26, 1825

County Seat: 

Brownsville  1825 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Brownsville

 

Location:  110 Cross Main Street / Washington Street

Built:  1873 – 1874

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  James A Shirley of Glasgow

Contractor:  James A Shirley of Glasgow

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story red-brown colored brick structure. The northwest front has a small central entrance with canopy above. The windows are arched. Along the roof line is a triangular gable. On the center of the roof is a hexagonal white colored cupola. On the southeast side is a one story red colored brick addition constructed in 1997. The architect was CMW, Inc. and the contractor was Beacon Construction Company.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grayson County

E – Hart County and Barren County

S – Waren County 

W – Butler County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014