McCormick County

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McCormick

McCormick County is named for Cyrus McCormick, who was the inventor of the mechanical reaper.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Abbeville County and Greenwood County

E – Greenwood County and Edgefield County

S – Columbia County, Georgia and Lincoln County, Georgia

W – Lincoln County, Georgia and Elbert County, Georgia 

 

Created:  February 19, 1916                  Map of South Carolina highlighting McCormick County

County Seat: 

McCormick  1916 – present

 

County Courthouse – McCormick 

 

Location:  125   South Mine Street / West Augusta Street

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  G Lloyd Preacher & Company Inc.

Contractor:  C W Cooper & Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story dark brown-red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of McCormick. The building has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns with a wide header along the top. Vertical white bands rise on either side of the doorway which is framed with white wood. A white colored horizontal cornice runs below the roof line. Above the portico, the roof forms a peak.

 

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

 

 

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County Courthouse – McCormick

 

 

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Photos taken 2008