Greenup County

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Greenup County is named for Christopher Greenup, who was a Governor of Kentucky.

 

Created:  December 12, 1803

County Seat: 

Greenup  1804 – present

 

County Courthouse – Greenup 

 

Location:  301 Main Street / Washington Street

Built:  1937 – 1938

Style:  Moderne Gothic

Architect:  Paul Jones Arnett

Contractor:  Works Project Administration

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story rough buff colored sandstone structure. The sandstone used in the construction of the building was quarried from nearby Lewis County. The south front has dual stairs leading up to the second story entrance which has an arched window above on the third story. The center section protrudes slightly and forms a peak at the roof line. The roof line is flat. The building was a Works Project Administration project. On the north aside is a buff colored brick addition. An addition was added in 1963. The architect was George A Lusk of Ashland and the contractor was C A Lancaster Construction Company of Portsmouth, Ohio. A further addition was added in 1977. The architect was John D Meyers of Ashland and the contractor was Buena Vista Construction Company of Portmouth. Ohio.

 

See:  The architect Paul Jones Arnett also designed the courthouse in Martin County. 

 

County Courthouse Annex – Greenup 

 

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Location:  301 Main Street / Washington Street

Built:  1989 – 1990

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Harry E Homan

Contractor:  D R Madden & Sons

 

Description:  The building faces west and s a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building faces west and was completed in 1990. The building is located northeast of the courthouse. The west front has a one story white colored concrete porch with recessed entrance. The roof line is flat. 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Scioto County, Ohio and Lawrence County, Ohio

E – Lawrence County, Ohio and Boyd County

S – Carter County

W – Lewis County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Courthouse Annex

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2018