Preston County is named for James Patton Preston, who was a Governor of Virginia.
Created: January 19, 1818
Kingwood 1818 – present
County Courthouse – Kingwood
Location: 101 West Main Street / South Price Street
Built: 1933 – 1934
Style: Art Deco
Architect: Johnson Construction Company of Beckley
Contractor: Johnson Construction Company of Beckley
Description: The building faces north and is a two story structure. The building is constructed of pink sandstone quarried locally. The north front has a recessed central entrance on the first story. There is an entrance on the west side. There are vertical pilasters between the double windows. The roof line is flat.
N – Fayette County, Pennsylvania
E – Garrett County, Maryland
S – Tucker County
Photos taken 2012