Dillon County

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


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Robeson County, North Carolina

E – Columbus County, North Carolina and Horry County

S – Marion County and Florence County

W – Marlboro County


Created:  February 5, 1910                    Map of South Carolina highlighting Dillon County

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 and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Dillon. 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.


See:  The architect William August Edwards designed other courthouses in Abbeville CountyCalhoun County,  Darlington County (former), Jasper CountyKershaw County (former), Lee County, Sumter County and York County.


History:  The courthouse is the first and only courthouse erected in the county.




County Courthouse – Dillon



















Photos taken 2008