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Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is named for the eldest son of Queen Victoria.


Created: July 16, 1792

Countyt Seat: 

Picton  1792 – present


Old Courthouse – Picton


Location:  44 Union Street / Pitt Street

Built:  1832 – 1834

Style:  Greek Revival and Georgian

Architect:  Thomas Rogers.

Contractor:  Thomas Rogers.


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff coloured stone structure. The south front has a large portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The entrance is arched with fanlight above. On the centre of the roof is a white coloured wood cupola with white coloured dome. The stone was quarried near Kingston. The portico was added in 1840. An addition was constructed in 1861. The architect was Henry Hodge Horsey. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice.


Courthouse – Picton



Location:  67 King Street / Ross Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story structure. The building fhas pink coloured stucco on the first story and white coloured stucco on the second story. The building houses the Ontario Court of Justice.



N – Hastings County

E – Lennox and Addington Counties and Lake Ontario

S – Lake Ontario

W – Lake Ontario and Northumberland County
























Photos taken 2014