Delaware County

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Delaware

Delaware County is named for Thomas West, who was the 3rd Baron De La Warr and an early colonial leader in Virginia.

 

Created:  March 10, 1797

County Seat:

Delhi  1797 – present

 

County Courthouse – Delhi  

 

Location:  3 Court Street / Church Street

Built:  1868 – 1869

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Isaac G Perry

Contractor:  Robert Murray, G S  Mead, Charles Hathawa and William B Dowie

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick structure. The southeast corner has a large square red colored brick tower with arched entrance on the first story and mansard roof at the fourth story. The windows are vertical and arched. There is a mansard roof and dormer windows. On the south side is the Clark’s Office and on the north side is the red colored brick Sheriff’s Residence.

 

County Clerk’s Office – Delhi  

 

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Location:  3 Court Street / Church Street

Built:  1877 – 1878

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Isaac G Perry

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a one story red colored brick structure. The southeast front has a projecting center section with entrance and rising to an ornate pediment at the top. The building has a mansard roof. The windows are vertical and arched. There is a mansard roof. On the north side is the courthouse.

 

County Administration – Delhi  

 

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Location:  111 Main Street / Church Street

Built:  1985 – 1986

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Herbert W Riemer

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story red brick structure. The northwest front has a large portico supported by four high columns with pediment rising above the roof line. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Otsego County and Schoharie County

E – Greene County and Ulster County

S – Ulster County, Sullivan County and Wayne County, Pennsylvania

W – Wayne County, Pennsylvania, Broome County and Chenango County

 

  

 

 

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Photos taken 2010