Cayuga County

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Cayuga

Cayuga County is named for the Cayuga Native American tribe.

 

Created:  March 8, 1799

County Seat:

Aurora  1799 – 1809

Auburn  1809 – present

 

County Courthouse – Auburn

 

Location:  152 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1835 – 1836

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  John L Hagaman

Contractor:  John L Hagaman

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a three story buff colored stone  style structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Auburn. The northwest front has a large porch supported by six large columns rising to the top of the second story with windows on the third story and a pediment above. The building was rebuilt after a fire in 1922 and completed in 1924. The third story was added. The architect was Samuel Hilger and Carl C Tallman. The building was renovated in 1978. The architect was Beardsley & Beardsley and the contractor was Beardsley &  Beardsley.

 

County Clerk’s Building – Auburn

 

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Location:  158 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1882 – 1883

Style:  Georgian

Architect:  Green and Wicks

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a three story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located in the center of Auburn on the southeast side of the courthouse. The windows on the first and second stories are arched. The roof line is flat.

 

County Administration – Auburn

 

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Location:  160 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1966 – 1967

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Beardsley & Beardsley

Contractor:  The Visconti Corporation

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a six story glass and concrete structure.  The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Auburn. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lake Ontario and Osewego County

E – Onondaga County and Cortland County

S – Tompkins County

W – Seneca County and Wayne County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Clerk’s Building

 

 

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County Administration

 

 

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Photos taken 2010