Cottle County is named for George Washington Cottle, who was killed defending the Alamo.
Created: April 6, 1874
Paducah 1876 – present
County Courthouse – Paducah
Location: 811 9th Street / Richard Street
Built: 1929 – 1930
Style: Moderne and Art Deco
Architect: Voelcker & Dixon
Contractor: H W Underhill Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a projecting center section with framed entranced on the first story and with a large arched window on the second and third story. The east and west wings project from the main building. The center of the building rises to four stories. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouse was constructed by A J White 9n 1893.
S – King County
W – Motley County
Photos taken 2012