Randolph County

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Randolph County is named for Peyton Randolph, who was the first President of the Continental Congress.

 

Created:  April 14, 1778

County Seat: 

Asheboro  1779 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Asheboro  

 

Location:  145 Worth Street / South Fayetteville Street

Built:  1908 – 1908

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Wheeler, Runge and Dickey

Contractor:  Joseph T Owen

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story buff colored brick and stone structure. The south front has a large portico with four columns rising to a pediment. The third story is recessed with a section above having a rounded roof. The base of the building is rough stone. The building was expanded in 1950, 1975 and 1979. The new courthouse is located on the east side of the building.

 

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

 

See:  The architect,  Wheeler & Runge of Charlotte, designed courthouses in Ashe CountyAvery County, Caldwell CountyStokes County and Wilkes County.

 

County Courthouse – Asheboro  

 

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Location:  176 East Salisbury Street / South Cox Street

Built:  2000 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Moser Mayer Phoenix Associates of Greensboro

Contractor:  J H Allen, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and Built in 2000, the modern building is a four story concrete and glass structure. The building faces north and was completed in 2002. The north front has a projecting semi-circular first story with a four story section rising behind with glass walls in the center section. The main building has vertical windows on the third and fourth stories.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Guilford County

E – Alamance County and Chatham County

S – Moore County and Montgomery County

W – Davidson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012