Mahoning County is named for the Indian word “Mahonink” which means “at the salt lick” or from “Mahoni” which means “salt lick”.
Created: February 16, 1846
Canfield 1846 – 1875
Youngstown 1875 – present
County Courthouse – Youngstown
Location: 120 Market Street / West Front Street
Built: 1908 – 1910
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Charles F Owsley
Contractor: Caldwell & Drake Construction
Description: The building faces north and is a four story gray colored stone structure. The central section has three arched entrances with six tall Doric columns rising to the top of the fourth story with a protruding cornice and wide stone riser with statue on the top. A concrete balustrade circles the roofline. The first story windows are arched. The building has terra cotta, marble and Honduran mahogany. The building was restored from 1985 to 1991. The architect was Bob A Mastriana of 4M Group.
See: The Ohio Court of Appeals – Youngstown is located in the county.
N – Trumbull County
E – Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Photos taken 2006 and 2015