Calhoun County

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Calhoun

Calhoun County is named for John C Calhoun, who was a United States statesman and Vice President.

 

Created:  December 18, 1832

County Seat:

Anniston  1832 – present

 

County Courthouse – Anniston

 

Location:  25 West 11th Street / Gurnee Avenue

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  James Wingfield Golucke & Company of Atlanta

Contractor:  S C Houser & Wolsongrot

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story structure. The south front has a projecting center section with three arches on the first story, three vertical windows on the second story and pediment above. On the center of the roof is a high square clock tower with green colored dome at the top. The building was renovated in 1924. The architect was Lockwood, Poundstone & Billie and the contractor was Scarbough & Dempsey. The building was remodeled in 1932. The architect was Lockwood and Poundstone and Maurice R Thomas and the contractor was J P Bradfield. The building was renovated in 1991 and 1992 with the addition on the north side. The architect was Christian & Associates and the contractor was Bentley Construction Company.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Etowah County and Cherokee County

E – Cleburne County

S – Talladega County

W – Saint Clair County and Etowah County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010