Hocking County

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Hocking County is named for the Delaware Native American word “Hoch-Hoch-ing” meaning “bottle”.

 

Created:  March 1, 1818

County Seat:

Logan  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – Logan

 

Location:  1 East Nain Street / South Market Street

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Neo-Clasical

Architect:  Frank L Pakard of Columbus and Snyder, Babbitt and Mathews

Contractor:  E H Latham Company of Columbus

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story limestone structure. The building is rectangular. The north front has a projecting center section with recessed entrance on the first story. Four columns rise from the second story to the top of the third story with a wide header above at the roof line. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line. The interior has a long center courtyard with skylight.

 

Note: Construction of the building began on August 23, 1923 and Frank L Packard, the architect died on November 9, 1923. The firm of Snyder, Babbitt and Mathews was employed to complete the building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Fairfield County and Perry County

E – Perry County and Athens County

S – Vinton County

W – Ross County and Pickaway County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012