Conecuh County

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Conecuh County is named for the Creek Native American term meaning “land of cane”.

 

Created:  February 13, 1818

County Seat:

Hampton Ridge  1819 – 1820

Sparta                1820 – 1866

Evergreen          1866 – present

 

County Courthouse – Evergreen

 

Location:  111 Court Street / Rush Street

Built:  2006 – 2007

Style:  Modern

Architect:  2WR / Holmes, Wilkins Architects Inc.

Contractor:  Sharpe, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story gray colored stucco, red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Evergreen. The west front has a portico supported by four columns with a pediment with clock at the roof line. On the north and south sides of the front, are three sided towers. The base of the building is red colored brick.

 

History:  The first courthouse was built in Hampton Ridge in 1817. The second courthouse was a log structure built in Sparta in 1820. The third courthouse was built by Simmons of Tallahassee, Florida in 1823 and was burned in 1868. In 1866, the county seat was moved to Evergreen. The fourth courthouse was s two story brick structure built in Evergreen in 1883. The fifth courthouse was designed by Frank Lockwood and constructed by W A Andrews in 1900 to 1901. An addition was designed by Martin L Lide and constructed in 1958. Both buildings were razed in 2005. The sixth and present courthouse was constructed in 2006 to 2007.

 

Courthouses: 

 Monroe County 

E – Butler County and Covington County

S – Escambia County 

W – Monroe County 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Evergreen

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2020