Iredell County

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Iredell County is named for James Iredell, who was a comptroller at the port of Edenton and who was one of the original justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

 

Created:  November 3, 1788 

County Seat: 

Statesville  1788 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Statesville  

 

Location: 200 South Center Street / Walnut Street

Built:  1899 – 1990

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:   Louis E Schwend of Hayden, Wheeler and Schwend

Contractor:  Nicholas Itner.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick structure. The east front has a porch with four columns. The third story has a smaller section above with three round windows and a mansard roof. The building was renovated in 1989 to 1990. The architect was Design Associates Inc. and Goode and Krider and the contractor was I L Long Construction Company, Inc. On the southwest side is the two story buff colored brick addtion constructed in 1966.

 

See:  The courthouse is very similar in appearance to the old courthouses in Ashe CountyAvery County, Randolph CountyStokes County and Wilkes County.

 

County Courthouse – Statesville  

 

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Location:  221 East Water Street / North Tradd Street

Built:  1970 – 1971

Style:  Modern

Architect:  J T Pegram of Adams and Pegram Architects & Engineers of Statesville

Contractor:  H R Johnson Construction Company. Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and  is a two story white colored brick and concrete structure. The building has vertical pillars between the narrow vertical windows. The main entrance on the first story is located on the west side of the south front. A wide overhanging band runs along the flat roof. The building is named as the Hall of Justice. On the southwest side is the Hall of Justice Annex.

 

See:  The architect,  J T Pegram of Statesville, also designed the courthouse in Burke County.

 

County Hall of Justice Annex – Statesville  

 

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Location:  221 East Water Street / North Tradd Street

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Pendleton, Leonard & Krider

Contractor:  Grant Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and  is a two story white colored brick and concrete structure. There are vertical dividers along the south front a central second story entrance and a wide ribbed band below the roof line. The first story exterior has red colored brick. On the north side the full two stories are visible with county offices housed on the first story. The roof line is flat. The building was constructed as the Iredell County Agricultural Center.

 

County Tax Department – Statesville  

 

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Location:  135 East Water Street / North Tradd Street

Built:  2005 – 2006

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Design Associates, Inc. and Charles K Goode

Contractor: .Grange Construction Company, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and  is a one story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The south central entrance is recessed A wide concrete band runs along the flat roof line.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Wilkes County and Yadkin County

E – Davie County and Rowan County

S – Cabarrus County and Mecklenburg County

W – Lincoln County, Catawba County and Alexander County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2014