Pettis County

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Pettis

Pettis County is named for Spencer Darwin Pettis, who was a United States Congressman.

 

 

Created:  November 25, 1820

County Seat:

Sedalia  1840 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sedalia  

 

Location:  415 South Ohio Avenue / East 4th Street

Built:  1923 – 1925

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  William E Hulse of Hutchinson, Kansas

Contractor:  Western Construction Company of Des Moines, Iowa

 

Description: The building faces west and is a three story grey colored limestonestyle structure. The building is 96 feet by 55 feet. The west front has eight columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. The first story has horizontal stone and three entrances with small pediments and flanked by two arches on either side. A balustrade runs along the roof line with clock in the center. 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saline County

E – Cooper County and Morgan County

S – Benton County

W – Henry County and Johnson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009