George County

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George County is named for James Zachariah George, who was an American military officer, lawyer, writer and politician.

 

Created:  March 16, 1810

County Seat: 

Lucedale  1810 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lucedale 

 

Location:  355 Cox Street / Summer Street

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  McCrary and Slater

Contractor:  F B Hull Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The north front has a large portico with four high white columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The first story entrance is arched with recessed doors. The east and west sections project slightly. On the center of the roof is an octagonal cupola with red roof. The building was renovated and addition added in 1974 to 1975 on the south side. The addition is one story and is connected to the courthouse on the north side. The architect was W W Easley II of Jackson and the contractor was E H Cropp of Escatawpa.

 

County Justice Court Building – Lucedale 

 

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Location:  368 Cox Street / Manila Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story concrete structure. The roof line is flat.

 

County Administration – Lucedale 

 

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Location:  329 Ratiff Street / Summer Street

Built:  2009 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  G Lamas Architects of Biloxi

Contractor:  Roy Lewis Construction Corporation of Mobile, Alabama

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. On the northwest corner is a two story square section with clock. A porch runs along the exterior supported by white pillars. The roof is hipped.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Greene County

E – Mobile County, Alabama

S – Jackson County

W – Stone County and Perry County

 

 

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Photos taken 2011