Webster County

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Webster County is named for Daniel Webster, who was a statesman, senator and the United States Secretary of State.


Created:  January 10, 1860

County Seat: 

Webster Springs  1860 – present


County Courthouse – Webster Springs 


Location:  2 Court Square / Main Street

Built:  1895 – 1896

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  Frenzhein & Gesey of Wheeling

Contractor:  W W McCoy of Marietta, Ohio


Description:  The building faces northwest and is a four story stone structure. The building sits on a hill with a view northwest over the town. The northwest front has a recessed arched central entrance on the first story. On the second story are three large arched windows. The slightly projecting center section rises to a short tower with steep roof. On the northeast side of the building is the Jail and Sheriff Residence.



N – Lewis County and Upshur County 

E – Randolph County and Pocahontas County

S – Greenbrier County and Nicholas County

W – Nicholas County and Braxton County




















Photos taken 2012