Scott County

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Scott County is named for Charles Scott, who was the Governor of Kentucky from 1808 to 1812.


Created:  June 22, 1792

County Seat: 

Georgetown  1792 – present


County Courthouse – Georgetown  


Location:  101 East Main Street / North Broadway Street

Built:  1877 – 1878

Style:  French Second Empire

Architect:  Thomas Boyd of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Contractor:  Isaac Graven of Cincinnati, Ohio


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story brown-red colored brick structure. The south front has light stone trim around the entrance and along the corners of the building. White stone decorates the top of the windows and the second story windows are long and ached. Above the entrance is a statue of Justice behind rises a high mansard roof with round porthole windows and with a square cupola with white dome containing a clock. The building was renovated in 1994. The architect was Day Johnston and the contractor was Architecture PLus, Inc and Jim Woodrum and Scott Baker.


County Justice Building – Georgetown  




Location:  17 Court Street / East Washington Street

Built:  1989 – 1990

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Chrisman-Miller-Woodford, Inc.

Contractor:  C E Pennington Company


Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. Along the first story are large arches. The roof is hipped. The building is named as the Jail & Justice Building.



N – Owen County

E – Harrison County and Bourbon County

S – Fayette County

W – Woodford County and Franklin County





























Photos taken 2007