Stewart County

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Stewart County is named for Duncan Stewart, who was a Tennessee State legislator and lieutenant governor of the Mississippi Territory.

 

Created:  November 1, 1803

County Seat: 

Dover  1803 – present

 

County Courthouse – Dover

 

Location:  225 Donelson Parkway / Church Street

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Wilson and Odom

Contractor:  Barrett & Ellis

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story glass and concrete  structure. The rectangular shaped building sits on a slope in the center of the city. The east front of the building has a central entrance on the second story with large glass window above on the third story. A high canopy is supported by tall pillars. The north section of the building is higher. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located on the north side of the second story.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1870. A replica stands east of the courthouse and is presently a bank.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Trigg County, Kentucky and Christian County, Kentucky

E – Montgomery County

S – Houston County and Benton County

W – Henry County and Calloway County, Kentucky

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Replica of 1870 Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014 and 2018