Warren County

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Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War, and who lived from 1741 to 1775.

 

Created:  December 14, 1796

County Seat: 

Bowling Green  1796 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bowling Green  

 

Location:  429 East 10th Street / College Street

Built:  1868 – 1869

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  D J Williams of Louisville

Contractor:  Charles Ott

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The north front has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns rising to the pediment at the roof. The second story windows are arched. On the roof center is a round white colored  cupola with clock and green colored dome roof.

 

County Justice Center – Bowling Green  

 

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Location:  1001 Center Street / West 10th Street

Built:  1998 – 2000

Style:  Modern

Architect:  CMW, Inc. of Lexington

Contractor:  Alliance Corporation

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a four story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The rectangular building has a round tower at the center of the southeast front with entrances on the first story and columns rising from the second story to the top of the fourth story and with recessed glass panels and round black colored dome at the top. Horizontal cornices run below the flat roof line and above the second story windows. On the north side is a two story wing.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Butler County and Edmonson County

E – Barren County and Allen County

S – Allen County and Simpson County

W – Logan County and Butler County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2014