Metcalfe County

US States / H-L / Kentucky / Metcalfe County
1184K07

Metcalfe County is named for Thomas Metcalfe, who was the Governor of Kentucky from 1828 to 1832.

 

Created:  February 1, 1860

County Seat: 

Edmonton  1860 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Edmonton  

 

Location:  119 East Stockton Street / East Street

Built:  1869 – 1870

Style:  Federal

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  

 

1238c14

 

Location:  210 East Stockton Street / 1st Street

Built:  2002 – 2003

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hart County and Green County

E – Adair County

S – Cumberland County and Monroe County

W – Barren County

 

 

 

1183k07

 

 

1185k07

 

 

x6_2

 

 

1230c14

 

 

1232c14

 

 

1233c14

 

 

1236c14

 

 

1237c14

 

 

1240c14

 

 

1241c14

 

 

1242c14

 

 

1244c14

 

 

1245c14

 

 

1186k07

Photos taken 2007 and 2014