Georgetown County

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Georgetown

Georgetown County is named for George II, King of Great Britain.

 

Created:  1769

County Seat: 

Georgetown  1769 – present

 

County Courthouse – Georgetown  

 

Location: 715 Prince Street / Screvan Street

Built: 1823 – 1824

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect: Russell Warren

Contractor: Robert Mills of Charleston

 

Description: The building faces southeast and is a three story yellow colored stucco and stone structure. On the southeast is a porch with six large white colored columns rising on the second story to a pediment. The first story has an entrance arch at either end. The centre section is recessed with the main entrance doorway. The southwest section has four square pillars rising to the top of the second story with a pediment above. In 1908 the west wing was added. The architect was Hamby & Hamby.

 

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

 

Courthouses: 

N – Marion County and Horry County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Charleston County and Berkley County

W – Williamsburg County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008