Forest County

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Forest

Forest County is named for the forest which is a natural feature located in the county.

 

Created:  April 11, 1848

County Seat:

Marienville ( Marien )  1848 – 1867

Tionesta                     1867 – present

 

County Courthouse – Tionesta

 

Location:  326 Elm Street / May Street

Built:  1867 – 1868

Style:  Georgian Revival

Architect:  Keene Vaughn

Contractor:  Thomas F Simmens

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story square red colored brick structure. The entrance is located in the center of the west front with Palladian window on the second story. There is a gabled roof line at the center. The windows are arched and narrow on the first story. Near the courthouse is the three story red colored brick Sheriff’s residence.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Warren County

E – Elk County

S – Jefferson County and Clarion County

W – Venango County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011