Darlington County

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Darlington

Darlington County is named for Darlington, a city in England. Great Britain.

 

Created:  March 12, 1875

County Seat: 

Darlington  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Darlington

 

Location:  1 Public Square / Pearl Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Gyles, Basset, Clarke & Wolf

Contractor:  General Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a six story brick, concrete, stone and glass structure. The base has large stone faced arches with the entrances being recessed. Narrow vertical bands divide the narrow vertical windows and buff brick vertical bands. The top of the building is faced with light stone. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Edwards & Walter and constructed by DeLeon & Lopez in 1903 to 1904.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Chesterfield County

E – Marlboro County

S – Florence County

W – Lee County and Kershaw County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008