Menifee County

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Menifee County is named for Richard H Menifee, who was a United States Congressman.

 

Created:  March 10, 1869

County Seat: 

Frenchburg  1869 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Frenchburg 

 

Location:  12 Main Street / Highway 36

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Gothic

Architect:  Henry N Foster

Contractor:  A B Hamilton

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story rough stone structure. The south front has a large square stone tower with entrance on the first story. At the top of the tower is an octagonal cupola. The stone walls are similar to castle walls.

 

County Courthouse – Frenchburg 

 

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Location:  NE – Walnut Street / Sycamore Street

Built:  2001 – 2003

Style:  Modern

Architect:  CMW Inc. of Lexington

Contractor:  Venture Contracting Inc.

 

 Description:  The building faces south and is is a two story light red-pink colored brick structure. The south front has a projecting center section with glass entrance and second story window. On the roof is a white dome. There are horizontal bands of stone above the windows and at the flat roof line. The building is attached to the old courthouse on the east side.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Bath County and Rowan County

E – Morgan County

S – Wolfe County

W – Powell County and Montgomery County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012