Haywood County

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Haywood

Haywood County is named for John Haywood, who was a North Carolina State Treasurer.

 

Created:  December 15, 1808

County Seat: 

Waynesville  1808 – present

 

County Justice Center – Waynesville  

 

Location:  285 North Main Street / Depot Street

Built:  1998 – 2005

Style:  Modern

Architect:  HLM Design

Contractor:  Heery International, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The south side has a high porch with brick pillars and recessed glass walls and entrance. The roof line is flat.

 

County Courthouse – Waynesville  

 

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Location:  285 North Main Street / Depot Street

Built:  1931 – 1932

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  William G Rogers and George N Rhodes

Contractor:  Southeastern Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The central section has four large columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The entrance has a curved pediment above with large windows on the second story. The lower windows are arched. The building was renovated from 2001 to 2009.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1884. The building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cocke County, Tennessee

E – Madison County and Buncombe County

S – Transylvania County

W – Jackson County and Swain County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012