Clearfield County

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Clearfield

Clearfield County is named for the fields cleared by logging.

 

Created:  March 26. 1804

County Seat:

Clearfield  1804 – present

 

County Courthouse – Clearfield  

 

Location:  230 East Market Street / Healy Avenue

Built:  1860 – 1862

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  George Thorn of Clearfield

Contractor:  George Thorn of Clearfield

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building faces west and was completed in 1862. The west front has a large projecting clock tower with an arch on the first story and rising six stories to a mansard roof. There is a one story porch on either side of the central clock tower with three arches. The roof is sloped with gables. In 1882, an addition was added to the building. The architect was Thorn and Burchfield of Clearfield and the contract was Thorn and Burchfield of Clearfield.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Elk County and Cameron County

E – Clinton County and Centre County

S – Cambria County

W – Indiana County and Jefferson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011