Jefferson County

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Jefferson

Jefferson County is named for Thomas Jefferson, who was President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.

 

Created:  July 29, 1797

County Seat:

Steubenville   1797 – present

 

County Courthouse – Steubenville  

 

Location:  301 Market Street / North 3rd Street

Built:  1871 – 1874

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Charles Wallace Heard & Walter Blythe

Contractor:  Myles, Beaver & Butt

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a five story buff colored sandstone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The south front has a large high portico with four columns rising from the second story to a pediment at the roof line with a gold colored Lady Justice at the top. The first story entrance is arched. The windows are arched with hood-moulds and keystones. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 1950.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Columbiana County

E – Hancock County, West Virginia, Brooke County, West Virginia and Ohio County, West Virginia

S – Belmont County

W – Harrison County and Carroll County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2015