Westchester County

Westchester County Courthouse, 1787
Westchester County Courthouse 1787
Postcard mailed in 1905
Westchester County Courthouse 1787

Bedford, NY

Built in 1787.

Court was held here until 1870. It was repaired and restored in 1965



Westchester County Courthouse, 1857
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Postcard mailed in 1906
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Postcard mailed in 1906
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Postcard mailed in 1908
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Postcard mailed in 1908
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Westchester County Courthouse 1857
Interior

White Plains, NY

Built in 1857 and designed by R.G. Hatfield of New York City.



Westchester County Courthouse, 1907
Westchester County Courthouse 1907
Postcard mailed in 1910

Built in 1907 and designed by Lord and Hewitt of New York City.



Westchester County Courthouse, 1915
Westchester County Courthouse 1915

White Plains, NY

Built in 1915 and designed by Benjamin Wistar Morris.

This courthouse was on the National Register of Historic Places. It was demolished in 1977, along with other government buildings, to make way for a shopping center.



Westchester County Courthouse, 1974
Albany County Courthouse
Present day

111 Grove Street, White Plains, NY

Built in 1974.

Houses Supreme, County, Family, Surrogate's Courts and Commissioner of Jurors, County Clerk.

Ninth Judicial District.

Source: "Survey of Court Facilities in New York State," NYS Office of Court Administration. 1981 pg. 453



Courthouse, Ossining, NY
Courthouse Ossining NY
Postcard mailed in 1945

Ossining, NY



Courthouse, City of Yonkers, NY
Courthouse, City of Yonkers, NY

Yonkers, NY



Westchester County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Learn more about the courthouses and legal history of Westchester County here.