Washington County

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Washington County is named for George Washington, who was the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797.

 

Created:  March 28, 1781 

County Seat:

Washington  1781 – present

 

County Courthouse – Washington  

 

Location:  1 South Main Street / West Beau Street

Built:  1898 – 1900

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  F J Osterling of Pittsburgh

Contractor:  William Miller & Sons of Pittsburgh

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored limestone structure. The east front has a large semicircular portico supported by four columns and with a balcony on the third story. The north and south sides have columned porches. On the center of the roof is a white colored large dome with statue of George Washington at the top.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Beaver County and Allegheny County

E – Allegheny County, Westmoreland County and Fayette County

S – Greene County

W – Marshall County, West Virginia, Ohio County, West Virginia, Brooke County, West Virginia and Hancock County, West Virginia

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011