Clay County

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Clay County is named for Henry Clay, who was a statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the House of Representatives and Senate.

 

Created:  February 20, 1861

County Seat: 

Hayesville  1861 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Hayesville  

 

Location:  Public Square / Sanderson Street & May Street

Built:  1888 – 1889

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  William Gould Bulgin

Contractor:  Captain J S Anderson.

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The southwest front has a square brick tower with arched entrance on the first story. On the second story is a vertical arched window and at the top is a white colored wood cupola with hipped roof. The windows are arched and the roof is hipped. The building sits on spacious landscaped grounds.

 

County Government Center – Hayesville  

 

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Location:  Courthouse Drive / Highway 64

Built:  2006 – 2007

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Pease Associates

Contractor:  Wells & West Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast front has a semi-circular section with vertical dividers between the windows. The north and south wings are one story. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cherokee County and Macon County

E – Macon County

S – Towns County, Georgia and Union County, Georgia

W – Cherokee County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012