Saluda County

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Saluda County is named for the Saluda River which is named for a Native American tribe.


Created:  February 25, 1896

County Seat: 

Saluda  1896 – present


County Courthouse – Saluda 


Location:  100 East Church Street / South Main Street

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  C Gadsden Sayre

Contractor:  Joe W Stout & Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story orange-red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and has a large portico on the north front with four large columns rising to a wide header and peaked roof behind. There is light colored concrete trim around the entrance. A wide white colored horizontal cornice runs below the roof line.



N – Newberry County

E – Lexington County

S – Aiken County and Edgefield County 

W – Edgefield County and Greenwood County











Photos taken 2008