Fulton County is named for Robert Fulton, who was the first successful builder of a steamboat on American waters.
Created: April 19, 1850
McConnellsburg 1850 – present
County Courthouse – McConnellsburg
Location: 116 West Market Street / 2nd Street
Built: 1851 – 1852
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: Jacob Stoner
Contractor: Aaron Staines of Huntingdon County
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and wood structure. The rectangular building is located on landscaped grounds. The south front has a large portico with six white colored columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. The central entrance is framed with white colored wood. On the roof is a white colored open cupola. On the north side is the jail designed by Solomon Filler and built by John Sipes of Fulton County at a of $2,874 in 1851.
Note: The cost of construction of the courthouse was $5,595.
E – Franklin County
W – Bedford County
Photos taken 2015