Marshall County

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Marshall County is named for John Marshall, who was Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.


Created:  March 12, 1835

County Seat: 

Elizabethtown  1835 – 1865

Moundsville     1865 – present


County Courthouse – Moundsville 


Location:  600 7th Street / Tomlinson Avenue

Built:  1875 – 1876

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Charles C Kemble of Wheeling

Contractor:  W W McCoy


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The south front has a large portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. On the roff behind ther pediment is a small square white cupola. The central entrance is arched. The windows are vertical and arched. There is an east wing. The roof line is flat. The building was renovated and enlarged in 1974. The architect was A C Lenander-Crooks & George and the contractor was Engstrom & Wynn, Inc.


County Magistrates Court Building – Moundsville 




Location:  511 6th Street / Lafayette Avenue

Built:  1998 – 1999

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is a one story red colored brick structure.  The roof line is flat.



N – Ohio County

E – Washington County, Pennsylvania and Greene County, Pennsylvania

S – Wetzel County

W – Monroe County, Ohio and Belmont County, Ohio




















Photos taken 2011