Scott County is named for Winfield Scott, who was a United States army officer.
Created: December 17, 1849
Huntsville 1849 – present
County Justice Center – Huntsville
Location: 535 Scott High Drive / Old Brimstone Road
Built: 2007 – 2008
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
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.
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County Justice Center
Old County Jail
Photos taken 2014 and 2018