Mason County

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Mason County is named for George Mason, who was a delegate to the United States Constitutional Convention.


Created:  January 2, 1804

County Seat: 

Point Pleasant  1804


County Courthouse – Point Pleasant 


Location:  200 6th Street / Viand Street

Built:  1954 – 1957

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  Harry Ray Nay

Contractor:  Virgil Love


Description:  The building faces north and is a three story limestone structure. The center section is recessed with a recessed entrance on the first story and with clock and vertical windows above. The east and west sections project from the main building. The roof line is flat.



N – Meigs County, Ohio

E – Jackson County

S – Putnam County and Cabell County

W – Gallia County, Ohio














Photos taken 2011