Butler County

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Butler

Butler County is named for William Butler, who was born in Virginia and who fought in the Creek War and was killed in 1818.

 

Created:  December 13, 1819

County Seat:

Greenville  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – Greenville

 

Location:  700 Courthouse Square / Conecuh Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  B B Smith

Contractor:  Dobson & Bynum

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The west front has a portico on the first story supported by six columns. The front of the first story is faced with stone. Above the entrance rises a five story clock tower having a balcony around the fifth story and a red dome at the top. On the north and south sides are three sided projections. The courthouse was first constructed in 1871 and completely remodeled in 1903 to 1904. The building was renovated in 1971. The architect was C H Lancaster, Jr. of Montgomery and the contractor was Andalusia Development Company of Andalusia.

 

Courthouses: 

– Wilcox County and Lowndes County

E – Crenshaw County

S – Covington County, Monroe County and Conecuh County

W – Conecuh County and Wilcox County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009