Fleming County

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Fleming County is named for John Fleming, who was an early settler in the area.


Created:  February 10, 1798

County Seat: 

Flemingsburg   1798 – present


County Courthouse –  Flemingsburg  


Location:  100 Court Square / North Main Cross Street

Built:  1952 – 1953

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Kenroy, Cormack and Scott

Contractor:  Robert D Short


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story dark red colored structure. The building is located in the center of the Public Square with the downtown descending down the hill to the southwest. The southwest front has a portico supported by four columns rising to a wide pediment. The entrance on the first story has a wood frame and fan light above. On the center of the roof is a square cupola.


Note:  During construction of the courthouse, the mechanical contractor was C S Veach & Sons and the electrical contractor was Melvin Havens.


County Judicial Center – Flemingsburg 




Location:  101 Main Cross Street / Water Street

Built:  2009 – 2011

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Brandstetter Carroll Inc. of Lexington

Contractor:  Trace Creek Construction Inc. of Vanceburg


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story structure. The south corner has a curved section with large arched entrances on the first story and with a balustrade along the second story. Behind is a round section with arched windows and large dome. The upper sections of the northeast and northwest wings are red colored brick with columns. The roof line is flat.



N – Mason County and Lewis County

E – Lewis County and Rowan County

S – Bath County

W – Nicholas County and Robertson County

















Photos taken 2012