Fairfield County

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Fairfield County is named for the beauty of its “fair fields”.

 

Created:  December 9, 1800

County Seat:

Lancaster  1800 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lancaster

 

Location:  210 East Main Street / South High Street

Built:  1868 – 1871

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Jacob B Orman

Contractor:  Blaire and Ebner

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story yellow colored stone  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and is rectangular constructed of locally quarried stone. The north front has a small central arch and is flanked by inner Corinthian columns and an outer Corinthian pilaster. The door is located inside a recessed portico and is topped by a fanlight. The windows are arched. A cornice runs between the first and second stories. The eave along the roof line projects from the building and has filigree. The flat roof is supported by an entablature with urns on the corners. The building now serves as the County Administration.

 

County Hall of Justice – Lancaster

 

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Location:  224 East Main Street / South High Street

Built:  1973 – 1975

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Bletzacker & DeVolt of Lancaster

Contractor:  Paul Construction Company Inc. of Zanesville

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick structure. The first story has a projecting center entrance section on the first story. There is a hipped roof with dormers.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Licking County

E – Perry County

S – Hocking County and Pickaway County

W – Pickaway County and Franklin County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Hall of Justice 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2018