Baldwin County

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Baldwin

Baldwin County is named for Abraham Baldwin, who was a United States Senator from Georgia.

 

Created:  December 21, 1809

County Seat:

Mobile ( Mobile )  1809 – 1810

Blakeley               1810 – 1868

Daphne                1868 – 1900

Bay Minette         1900 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bay Minette

 

Location:  312 Courthouse Square / Hand Avenue

Built:  1901 – 1902

Style:  Federalist

Architect:  Lockwood and Smith

Contractor:  F M Dobson

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story cream colored stucco and concrete structure. The south front has a projecting center section with arched roof. The main building is tired. On the roof is a square clock tower with rounded dome. There have been many alternations to the original building. The building was renovated in 1955. The architect was Martin J Lide and the contractor was C W Hallmark & Sons. The major renovation was made in 1996. The architect was Gatlin Hudson Architects of Daphne and the contractor was Stuart Construction of Bay Minette, and the building was renovated in 2006 by the same architect and contractor.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Clarke County and Monroe County

E – Escambia County and Escambia County, Florida

S – Gulf of Mexico

W – Mobile County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009