Fairfield County

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Fairfield

Fairfield County is named for the fair fields in the region.

 

Created:  March 2, 1785

County Seat: 

Winnsboro  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Winnsboro  

 

Location: 101 South Congress Street / West Washington Street

Built: 1822 – 1823

Style: Greek Revival

Architect: Robert Mills of Charleston

Contractor:  William McCreight.

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story white colored stucco and brick structure. The building has a large portico supported by four large columns. Two black wrought iron staircases ascend to the second story entrance. The building was remodeled in 1844 and in 1939 the west wing was added.

 

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

 

Courthouses: 

N – Chester County

E – Lancaster County and Kershaw County

S – Richland County

W – Newberry County and Union County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008