Lawrence County is named for James Lawrence, who an American Naval officer during the War of 1812 and who said “Don’t give up the ship!”
Created: December 22, 1814
Monticello 1814 – present
County Courthouse – Monticello
Location: 817 East Broad Street / Jefferson Street
Built: 1911 – 1912
Style: Neo-Classical Revival
Architect: Ruben Harrison Hunt of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Contractor: Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama
Description: The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick structure. The south front has a large porch with four large columns rising to a balcony on the third story. A wide cornice runs between the second and third stories. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 1924. The architect was Eugene McCormick. The building was renovated in 1969. The architect was Norwood and Kenney and the contractor was Polk Construction Company. An addition was built in 1970 and renovations were made in 1972.
See: Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama also constructed courthouses in Alabama in Fayette County, Jackson County and Limestone County; in Georgia in Bleckley County, Clarke County, Lincoln County and Walker County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Walthall County and Webster County.
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Photos taken 2012