Grant County Courthouse – Williamstown KY

Description

"The county commissioners of Grant County secured a grant from the PWA which enabled them to construct this new courthouse to replace an old and outgrown structure.

The new building is 2 stories, a partial third story, and a basement in height and 98 by 60 feet in plan. Offices for the county engineer, county agent, and social security are in the basement. The various county departments are on the first floor. The second floor is occupied by a courtroom together with jury and witness rooms. The partial third story is entirely given over to the jail which accommodates 24 male and 8 female prisoners.

The building is fireproof throughout, with exterior walls of face brick trimmed with limestone. It was completed in January 1939 at a construction cost of $100,694 and a project cost of $106,933."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
106933

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

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Location Info


101 N Main St.
Williamstown, KY 41097

Location notes:

Coordinates: 38.636595, -84.560751

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