Trousdale County

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Trousdale

Trousdale County is named for William Trousdale, who was a soldier and officer during the Creek War and Mexican-American War, a state senator and Governor of Tennessee.

 

Created:  June 21, 1870

County Seat: 

Hartsville  1870 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hartsville  

 

Location:  200 East Main Street / River Street

Built:  1905 – 1906

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  W F Winn of Hartsville

Contractor:  W F Winn of Hartsville

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has a porch with balcony on the second story. On the center of the roof is a round cupola with gold colored dome. Additions were added on the east and west sides in 1971. .

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1905.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Macon County

E – Smith County

S – Wilson County

W – Sumner County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2014