Cherokee County

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Cherokee

Cherokee County is named for the Cherokee Native American people.

 

Created:  January 9, 1836

County Seat:

Centre  1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Centre

 

Location:  100 Main Street / Cedar Bluff Road

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Paul W Hofferbert

Contractor:  Duke Stickney Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and  is a two story red colored brick structure.The south front has a small projecting section at the recessed entrance on the first story. Above the second story windows is a clock. The east and west wings are lower. On the north side is an addition. The roof line is flat. On the south side of the building is the one story Administration Building.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by Joe B Patton in 1896.

 

Courthouses: 

N – DeKalb County

E – Chattooga County, Georgia, Floyd County, Georgia and Polk County, Georgia

S – Cleburne County and Calhoun County

W – Etowah County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010