Dillon County

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Dillon

Dillon County is named for J W Dillon, who was a local booster for the county.

 

Created:  February 5, 1910

County Seat: 

Dillon  1910 – present

 

County Courthouse – Dillon 

 

Location:  301  West Main Street / South 3rd Street

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  William Augustus Edwards of Darlington

Contractor:  J A Jones.

 

Description: The building faces northeast and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The building has a porch supported by four large columns with a wide stone and brick header. At the top is a large crest. The doorway is recessed with a balcony above. Vertical stone bands run on either side of the windows. The base of the building is light colored stone.

 

Note: Other courthouses designed by William Augustus Edwards are located in Abbeville County, Calhoun CountyJasper County, Lee County, Sumter County and York County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Robeson County, North Carolina

E – Columbus County, North Carolina and Horry County

S – Marion County and Florence County

W – Marlboro County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008