Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who was a United States Congressman.
Created: February 9, 1820
Berkley Springs 1820 – present
County Courthouse – Berkley Springs
Location: 77 Fairfax Street / Washington Street
Built: 2008 – 2010
Architect: Siling Associates, Inc
Contractor: Milestone Construction Services Inc.
Description: The building faces southwest and is a three story buff colored brick, stone, glass and concrete structure. At the southwest corner rises a high tiered tower with large high arches on the west and south sides with recessed entrance. At the top of the tower is an octagonal cupola with clock. The south side of the building has a large central glass section. The roof line is flat.
Note: The third courthouse was constructed in 1907 to 1908. The architect was Holmboe and Lafferty of Clarksburg and the contractor was S A Westenhaver of Martinsburg. On August 8, 2006, the courthouse was destroyed by fire and the building was demolished.
N – Washington County, Maryland
E – Berkeley County
W – Alleghany County, Maryland
Photos taken 2012