Fulton County Courthouse (Johnstown, New York)

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Fulton County Courthouse
Fulton County Courthouse Aug 05.jpg
Fulton County Courthouse, August 2005
Fulton County Courthouse (Johnstown, New York) is located in New York
Fulton County Courthouse (Johnstown, New York)
Fulton County Courthouse (Johnstown, New York) is located in the US
Fulton County Courthouse (Johnstown, New York)
Location N. William St., Johnstown, New York
Coordinates 43°0′24″N 74°22′32″W / 43.00667°N 74.37556°W / 43.00667; -74.37556Coordinates: 43°0′24″N 74°22′32″W / 43.00667°N 74.37556°W / 43.00667; -74.37556
Area less than one acre
Built 1773
Architect Fuller, Samuel; Et al.
Architectural style Georgian, Late Georgian
NRHP reference # 72000841[1]
Added to NRHP July 24, 1972

Fulton County Courthouse, originally known as Tryon County Courthouse, is a historic courthouse building located at Johnstown in Fulton County, New York. It was built in 1772–1773 and is a Late Georgian style public building. It is a ​1 12-story brick structure, five bays wide and three bays deep. It features a bellcast gable roof with a cupola dating to the late 18th or early 19th century. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (1715–1774) contributed £500 toward the construction of the building.[2] It is the oldest existing Court House in the State of New York and one of the oldest in the Nation still being used as a Court House today.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ T. Robins Brown (February 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Fulton County Courthouse". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-20. See also: "Accompanying photo".

External links

  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NY-3139, "Old Courthouse, North William Street, Johnstown, Fulton County, NY", 3 photos, 2 data pages, supplemental material
  • Fulton County Court House, The Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York

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