Scott County

US States / O-U / Tennessee / Scott County
0546C14

Scott County is named for Winfield Scott, who was a United States army officer.

 

Created:  December 17, 1849

County Seat: 

Huntsville  1849 – present

 

County Justice Center – Huntsville  

 

Location:  535 Scott High Drive / Old Brimstone Road

Built:  2007 – 2008

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Southbuild, LLC

Contractor:  Henson Construction Services Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red and buff colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds several miles west of the courthouse. The northwest front has a projecting center section of light red colored brick with a portico and recessed entrance on the north side. The main building has yellow colored brick on the upper part and light red colored brick on the lower one-third which has square windows. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Scott County Justice Complex. The project manager was Spirit Architecture Group LLC.

 

County Courthouse – Huntsville  

 

0553c14

 

Location:  283 Court Street / Woodland Place

Built:  1946 – 1947

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Clem H Meyer

Contractor:  John A Johnson and Sons.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story brick, glass and concrete  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The center section has a stone framed entrance on the first story rising to a peaked roof with square cupola with clock. The north and south sections are lower with one story hipped roof sections on the north and south. The building now houses the County Administration. To the south is the old three story stone jail.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1851. The second courthouse was built in 1874. The third courthouse was constructed by Ruth Holmes in 1906. The building burned in 1946.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Wayne County, Kentucky and McCreary County, Kentucky

E – Campbell County

S – Anderson County and Morgan County

W – Morgan County, Fentress County and Pickett County 

 

 

 

2075t18

County Justice Center

 

 

0545c14

 

 

0547c14

 

 

0548c14

 

 

0549c14

 

 

2077t18

 

 

0550c14

 

 

0551c14

 

 

2079t18

 

 

0554c14

County Courthouse

 

 

0556c14

 

 

0557c14

 

 

0555c14

 

 

0560c14

 

 

0561c14

 

 

0562c14

Old County Jail

 

 

2074t18

 

 

2065t18

Photos taken 2014 and 2018