Sullivan County

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Sullivan County is named for John Sullivan, who was an American Revolutionary War general.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Delaware County

E – Ulster County

S – Orange County and Pike County, Pennsylvania

W – Pike County, Pennsylvania and Wayne County, Pennsylvania


Created:  March 27, 1809                       Map of New York highlighting Sullivan County

County Seat:

Monticello  1809 – present


County Courthouse – Monticello  


Location:  414 Broadway ./ Bank Street

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  William J Beardsley of Poughkeepsie

Contractor:  Campbell & Dempsey of Kingston


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored Ohio limestone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Monticello. The south front has a large portico with four high columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a large green colored dome with large clock. The building was renovated in 1979. The building was named as the “The Lawrence H Cooke Sullivan County Courthouse.”


See:  The architect, William J Beardsley of Poughkeepsie , designed courthouses in Chautaqua County, Dutchess County, Franklin County and,Greene County County.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Thornton MacNess Niven and built by Samuel Bull of Orange County in 1845 at a cost of $6,790. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $142,800.




County Courthouse – Monticello






















Photos taken 2014