Logan County

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Logan County is named for Benjamin Logan, who was a military general from Virginia, and who lived from 1742 to 1802.

 

Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – Muhlenberg County and Butler County

E – Warren County and Simpson County

S – Robertson County, Tennessee

W – Todd County

 

Created:  June 28, 1792                         Map of Kentucky highlighting Logan County

County Seat: 

Russellville  1792 – present

 

County Courthouse – Russellville  

 

Location:  229 West 3rd Street / Winter Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Walter Chamberlin & Company of Knoxville, Tennessee

Contractor:  Robert Manley and E W Furrey

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and  is a two story light colored stone structure. There is a small stone portico at the arched entrance on the northwest side. Above the portico is an arch with recessed doorway. The main section of the building extends north and south with a green-gray colored title roof. At each corner of the building is a square pavilion. The architect was and the contractor was . In 1972 and 1973, renovations added a new white colored square cupola with clock. The architect was Harrison, Hisle and Associates and the contractor was Faulkner Construction Company.

 

County Court of Justice – Russellville  

 

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Location:  329 West 4th Street / Owen Street

Built:  2008 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Shermam Carter Barnhart of Lexington

Contractor:  Codell Construction Company of Winchester

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Russellville to the west of the courthouse. The north front has a large portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line.  The center section of the building projects with east and west wings. The green colored roof is hipped. On the center of the roof is a tall white colored cupola. 

 

See:  The contractor was Codell Construction Company of Winchester which company constructed many courthouse in Kentucky ( see  Louisville ).

 

History:  The county was created in 1792 and Russellville was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was built in 1792 to 1793. The second courthouse was a foursquare brick structure built in 1822. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1903 to 1904. The County Court of Justice was constructed in 2008 to 2010 at a cost of $11,000,000.

 

  

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County Courthouse - Russellville

 

 

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County Court of Justice – Russellville

 

 

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Old County Jail – Russellville

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2014