Humphreys County

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Humphreys County is named for Parry Wayne Humphreys, who was a United States Representative.

 

Created:  October 19, 1809

County Seat: 

Waverly  1809 – present

 

County Courthouse – Waverly  

 

Location:  102 Thompson Street / Court Square

Built:  1951 – 1952

Style:  Modern Art Deco

Architect:  Steinbaugh & Wheeler

Contractor:  Boone Contracting Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story gray colored stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has a projecting center section with wide recessed entrance and horizontal windows above on the second story. The east and west wings are lower and have horizontal winters. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1899.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Houston County

E – Dickson County 

S – Hickman County and Perry County

W – Benton County

  

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014