Pickett County

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Pickett County is named for Howell L Pickett, who was a Tennessee State legislator.

 

Created:  February 27, 1879 

County Seat: 

Byrdstown  1879 – present

 

County Courthouse – Byrdstown  

 

Location:  1 Courthouse Square / South Main Street

Built:  1934 – 1935

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Marr & Holman

Contractor:  Nile E Yearwood.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff colored flagstone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the town. The north front of the rectangular building has a central entrance framed with white colored wood. On the center of the roof is a square tiered cupola with clock at the top. The roof is hipped.

 

See:  The architect, Joseph Holman and Thomas Marr of Nashville, designed courthouses in Bedford County, Franklin CountyHardin CountyLauderdale CountyMadison CountyMcNairy County, Obion CountySumner County and Weakley County. They also designed the Tennessee Supreme Court in Nashville.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Clinton County, Kentucky and Wayne County, Kentucky

E – Scott County

S – Fentress County and Overton County 

W – Clay County 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014