Magoffin County

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Magoffin County is named for Beriah Magoffin, who was the Governor of Kentucky from 1859 to 1862.

 

Created:  February 22, 1860

County Seat: 

Salyersville  1860 – present

 

County Courthouse – Salyersville  

 

Location:  100 East Maple Street / Church Street

Built:  2005 – 2007

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Michael J Hansen of KZF Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio

Contractor:  Codell Construction Company of Winchester

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure.. The building is located southeast of the Justice Center and house the county administration.

 

Note:  The construction of the building was done by Rising Sun Construction with Summit Engineering under the management of Codell Construction Company.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Frank Milburn and constructed in 1893. A courthouse was constructed in 1959.

 

County Justice Center – Salyersville  

 

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Location:  100 East Maple Street / Church Street

Built:  2002 – 2004

Style:  Modern

Architect:  KZF Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio

Contractor:  Codell Construction Company of Winchester

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story brown-red colored brick, steel and concrete structure. At the northwest corner is a high square tower which is light brown-red colored brick at the first story but has windows on the second to fourth stories with clock at the fifth story. At the top of the tower is an open square cupola with roof. Along the north side is a large crescent arch with glass entrance, and above are columns with windows between. The windows of the building are vertical and narrow.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Morgan County

E – Johnson County and Floyd County

S – Knott County and Breathitt County

W – Breathitt County and Wolfe County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2014