Snyder County

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Snyder

Snyder County is named for Simon Snyder, who was a Governor of the State of Pennsylvania.

 

Created:  March 2, 1855

County Seat:

Middleburg  1855 – present

 

County Courthouse – Middleburg  

 

Location:  9 West Market Street / South Main Street

Built:  1855 – 1856

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story dark red colored brick  style structure. The north front has a double arched entrance with portico above supported by four white colored columns with pediment. A wide cornice encircles the roof line. Over the front part of the building is a large square wood bell tower with clock and white colored roof. The building was enlarged in 1867. The building was rebuilt in 1915. The architect was J F Stetler & Son and the contractor was R F Coy. An annex was added in 1977 on the southwest side. The architect was L Robert Kimball & Associates and the contractor was Begh-Stark Construction Company. The building is tied into a commercial building on the east side by an enclosed hallway.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Union County

E – Northumberland County

S – Dauphin County, Perry County and Juniata County

W – Mifflin County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2011