Metcalfe County is named for Thomas Metcalfe, who was the Governor of Kentucky from 1828 to 1832.
Created: February 1, 1860
Edmonton 1860 – present
Old County Courthouse – Edmonton
Location: 119 East Stockton Street / East Street
Built: 1869 – 1870
Architect: H P Bradshaw of Louisville
Contractor: Henry Perry
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The north front has the main entrance with white colored trim and an extended header over the door, which has a mounted bell. The building has gray colored course stone foundations. The building was renovated in 1967. The building now serves as office space.
County Court House – Edmonton
Location: 210 East Stockton Street / 1st Street
Built: 2002 – 2003
Architect: Brandstetter Carroll Inc. of Lexington
Contractor: Venture Construction Company of Glasgow
Description: The building faces southwest and is a two story, concrete and glass structure. The southwest front has a large portico supported by six columns with wide header and flat roof line. The projecting front has semi-circular shape with white colored concrete wall with red colored brick sections on the northeast side. The roof line is flat.
E – Adair County
W – Barren County
Photos taken 2007 and 2014