Pike County is named for Zebulon M Pike, who was an officer during the American Revolutionary War and who discovered Pikes Peak 1n 1806.
Created: March 26, 1814
Milford 1814 – present
County Courthouse – Milford
Location: 410 Broad Street / West High Street
Built: 1872 – 1874
Style: Italianate and Second Empire
Architect: George Barton
Contractor: A D Brown
Description: The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The southeast front has a projecting center section with two arched entrances on the first story, two high arched windows on the second story and pediment at the roof line. The north and south sections project slightly and have dormers at the roof. On the center of the building is a square white colored cupola. The building has a mansard roof.
Note: The contract was let to S S Van Auken and rescinded and let to A D Brown in 1872. The cost of construction was $45,000.
Old County Courthouse – Milford
Location: 500 Broad Street / West High Street
Built: 1814 – 1815
Architect: Daniel Dimmick, Jacob Quick and Samuel Anderson
Contractor: Daniel Dimmick, Jacob Quick and Samuel Anderson
Description: The building faces southeast and is a two story gray colored stone and wood structure. The building is rectangular with a central entrance on the southeast side. On the center of the roof is a square cupola. The roof is hipped.
Note: The courthouse is the second oldest courthouse in Pennsylvania. The oldest courthouse built in 1724 is located in Delaware County.
County Administration – Milford
Location: 506 Broad Street / West High Street
Built: 1984 – 1985
Style: Modern Colonial
Architect: L Robert Kimball & Associates
Description: The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast front has a projecting center section with entrance on the first story and three windows on the second story. On the roof is a white square cupola. The roof is mansard.
S – Monroe County
W – Wayne County
Photos taken 2014