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Livingston County

Livingston County is named for Robert R Livingston, who was a drafter of the Declaration of Independence.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Monroe County

E – Ontario County

S – Allegany County and Cattaraugus County

W – Wyoming County and Genesee County 


Created:  February 23, 1821                  Map of New York highlighting Livingston County

County Seat:

Geneseo  1821 – present


County Courthouse – Geneseo  


Location:  2 Court Street / Avon Road

Built:  1898 – 1901

Style:  Georgian and Classical Revival

Architect:  Claude Fayette Bradon and J Con. Hillman of Bragdon & Hillman of Rochester

Contractor:  Edward James Forbes of Geneseo


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The buikding is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Geneseo. The south front has a large portico supported by four high white colored columns with pediment above. The corners of the building are trimmed with stone. An east and west wing extends from the main building. On the center of the roof is a square white colored wood cupola with open top section. An addition was constructed on the north side in 1957. The building was renovated in 2000.


See:  The 7th Judicial District is located at 99 Exchange Boulevard in Rochester and includes Cayuga CountyMonroe CountyOntario County, Seneca CountySteuben CountyWayne County and Yates County


History:  The county was created in 1821 and Geneseo was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was built in 1823 and an addition was built in 1856.The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1898 to 1901.


County Administration Building – Geneseo  



Location:  6 Court Street / Avon Road

Built:  1991 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  MRE Group PC

Contractor:  Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc.


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Geneseo. The east front has a slightly projecting center section with recessed entrance, large semi-circular window on the second story and rising to a peak. The roof is hipped.



County Courthouse – Geneseo 















County Administration Building – Geneseo  





Photos taken 2010