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Centre County Courthouse
Centre County Courthouse Apr 09.jpg
Centre County Courthouse, April 2009
Centre County Courthouse is located in Pennsylvania
Centre County Courthouse
Location in Pennsylvania
Centre County Courthouse is located in the United States
Centre County Courthouse
Location in the United States
Location High St., Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1805, 1835, 1854-55, 1909, 1963-64
Built by George W. Tate (1854-55 extension)
Architect Newman & Harris (1909 extension)
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference No. 76001618
Added to NRHP November 7, 1976

Centre County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1805, with additions and / or remodeling in 1835, 1854–55, 1909, and 1963-64. It is a rectangular brick building on a stone foundation, measuring 135 feet long by 60 feet wide. The building is faced in stucco and has a gable roof topped by a cupola. It features a Greek Revival style entry porch with eight 26 foot high smooth faced columns with Ionic order capitals. The porch was added in 1835.

Courthouse in Bellefonte
Courthouse in Bellefonte, PA, USA, September 2006

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. It is located in the Bellefonte Historic District.

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