Madison County

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Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  January 27, 1851

County Seat: 

Marshall  1851 – present

 

County Courthouse – Marshall  

 

Location:  2 North Main Street / Baileys Branch Road

Built:  1906 – 1907

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Richard Sharp Smith of Smith & Carrier Smith of Asheville

Contractor:  Blue Ridge Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment. There is a balcony on the second story. A wide cornice runs below the roof line. On the center of the roof is an octagonal silver colored dome with clock.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cocke County,Tennessee, Greene County, Tennessee Unicoi County, Tennessee

E – Yancey County 

S – Buncombe County

W – Haywood County and Cocke County, Tennessee

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012