Huntingdon County is named for the town of Huntingdon which town was named after Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon.
Created: September 20, 1789
Huntingdon 1789 – present
County Courthouse – Huntingdon
Location: 233 Penn Street / 2nd Street
Built: 1882 – 1883
Architect: Milton Earl Beebe of Buffalo, New York
Contractor: Henry Snare & Company, a firm composed of Henry Snare, Nicholas Shaffer, Isaac Lamp and S E Henry.
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has two arches at the entrance and arched windows and horizontal trim. Over the entrance rises the clock tower in three stages with the clock at the top and rounded dome. The original tower was replaced in 1930. A brick chimney is located on either side of the clock tower. The modern annex is nearby.
Note: The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $71,300.
N – Centre County
W – Blair County
Photos taken 2006 and 2015