Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who was an officer during the American Revolutionary War.
Created: December 29, 1817
McConnelsville 1817 – present
County Courthouse – McConnelsville
Location: 37 East Main Street / North Kennebec Avenue
Built: 1857 – 1858
Style: Greek Revival and Second Empire
Architect: William P Johnson
Contractor: James J Palmer of Malta
Description: The building faces south and is a two story gray colored brick and wood structure. The south front has a large porch with four tall columns rising to the roof line. There is a small pediment at the roof line. Behind is a large square wood cupola with clock and mansard roof. The roof is sloped with a series of chimneys. In 1866 a bell was added. In 1886, the cupola was constructed. In 1960, the building was remodeled and an addition added. The architect was Ralph E Crook and the contractor was Paul Contracting Company.
N – Muskingum County
Photos taken 2012