Hoke County

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Hoke

Hoke County is named for Robert Hoke, who was a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

 

Created:  February 17, 1911

County Seat: 

Raeford  1911 – present

 

County Courthouse – Raeford 

 

Location:  227 North Main Street / East Edinborough Avenue

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Milburn, Hester & Company

Contractor:  J A Jones

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building has a high portico supported by four large columns rising to the pediment and the same type of portico is on the south side but with two columns. The eaves have decorative trim. The building was renovated in 1986. The architect was Dodge and Associates and the contractor was DWC Contractors.

 

Note:  The cost of construction of the courthouse was $57,000.

 

See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Moore County

E – Cumberland County 

S – Robeson County

W – Scotland County and Richmond County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008