Floyd County

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Floyd County is named for Dolphin Ward Floyd, who was an Alamo martyr.

 

Created:  August 21, 1876

County Seat: 

 Floydada  1876 – present

 

County Courthouse – Floydada   

 

Location:  100 South Main Street / East Missouri Street

Built:  1949 – 1950

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Marvin Stitles

Contractor:  Dolph Construction Company.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has stone trim around the entrance. The center section rises above the north and south wings. The windows in the center section are large with panels between the first and second stories. The windows in the wings are smaller but have the same dividing panels. On the northeast side of the courthouse is the three story buff colored brick County Jail.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1892. The second courthouse was designed by L L Thurmon & Company and constructed by L L Wright in 1911. The building was destroyed by fire in 1948.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Swisher County and Briscoe County

E – Motley County

S – Crosby County

W – Hale County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2014