Todd County

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Todd County is named for John Todd, who was a military colonel killed at the Battle of Blue Licks, and who lived from 1750 to 1782.

 

Created:  December 30, 1819

County Seat: 

Elkton  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – Elkton  

 

Location:  200 East Washington Street / Lucky Lane

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern Colonial

Architect:  Tom Mimms Paine of Hopkinsville

Contractor:  R K Smith & Company Inc. of Clarksville, Tennessee

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one red colored brick structure. The north front has a portico supported by four white colored Doric columns. The building expands east and west behind the north entrance section. The corners are decorated with white colored stone. On the flat roof at the center is a large white colored dome.

 

County Justice Center – Elkton  

 

Location:  224 West Main Street / Weathers Lane

Built:  2011 – 2012

Style:  Modern

Architect:  JKS Architects of Hopkinsville

Contractor:  Codell Construction Company of Winchester

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure.

 

Old County Courthouse – Elkton  

 

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Location:  Public Square / East Main Street

Built:  1836 – 1837

Style:  Colonial

Architect:  R Rowlins

Contractor:  Jesse Russell

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a red colored brick structure, which sits in the center of the Public Square. The entrance doors on the east and west sides are framed with white colored wood as are the headers above each window. Atop the building is a large square white colored wood cupola with clock at the top. The cupola was added in 1871 in Second Empire style. The roof is hipped.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Muhlenberg County

E – Logan County

S – Robertson County, Tennessee and Montgomery County, Tennessee

W – Christian County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007