Jessamine County

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Jessamine County is named for Jessamine Creek which flows through the county.

 

Created:  December 19, 1798

County Seat: 

Nicholasville  1798 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Nicholasville  

 

Location:  107 North Main Street / West Maple Street

Built:  1878 – 1879

Style:  Victorian

Architect:  Thomas Boyd of Pittsburgh

Contractor:  F Bush and Son of Lexington

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The south front extends from the main building forming a square tower with an arch at the first story entrance and two arched windows on the second story. The tower rises into a two story white colored wood square cupola with dome containing a clock and with a small cupola at the top. The building was renovated in 1965.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Fayette County

E – Fayette County and Madison County

S – Garrard County

W – Mercer County and Woodford County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2014