Edgefield County

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Edgefield

Edgefield County is named for the fact that it was located on the edge of the State, between the Savannah River and the unsettled lands.

 

Created:  March 2, 1785

County Seat: 

Edgefield  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Edgefield 

 

Location:  129   Courthouse Square / South Main Street

Built:  1838 – 1839

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Charles Beck and Robert Mills of Charleston

Contractor:  Charles Beck

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story orange-red colored brick and concrete structure. The building has a portico on the east front with four large white columns rising to a pediment and peaked roof behind. The lower part of portico has arches with a staircase rising in the centre to the main entrance which is arched and leads into the large courtroom at the east end of the building. The building was enlarged in 1933.The building was renovated in 1997. The architect was McDonald Law and the contractor was M A Rozbitsky Construction Company.

 

See:  The architect, Robert Mills of Charleston, designed courthouses in Fairfield CountyGeorgetown County, Horry CountyLancaster County, Marion County and Williamsburg County.

   

County Government Building – Edgefield 

 

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Location:  129   Courthouse Square / South Main Street

Built:  1974 – 1975

Style:  Modern

Architect:  H O Carter

Contractor:  Leaphart and Hall

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure.

 

Courthouses: 

N – McCormick County, Greenwood County and Saluda County

E – Saluda County

S – Aiken County

W – Richmond County, Georgia and Columbia County, Georgia

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008