Macon County

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Macon

Macon County is named for Nathaniel Macon, who was a member and Speaker of the United State House of Representatives.

 

Created:  1828

County Seat: 

Franklin  1828 – present

 

County Courthouse – Franklin  

 

Location:  5 West Main Street / Iotla Street

Built:  1971 – 1972

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Kyle C Boone

Contractor:  Bryant Construction Corporation

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story red-brown colored brick and concrete structure. The east side has a central entrance with small white colored canopy. The southeast section forms a rectangular tower rising above the main building. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by William Gould Bulgin and constructed by John Davis in 1881. The building was demolished but the cupola was saved and stand in a downtown park.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Swain County

E – Jackson County

S – Rabun County, Georgia

W – Clay County, Cherokee County and Graham County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012