Crenshaw County

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Crenshaw

Crenshaw County is named for Anderson Crenshaw, who was a judge.

 

Created:  November 30, 1866

County Seat:

Luverne  1866 – present

 

County Courthouse – Luverne

 

Location:  295 Glenwood Avenue / East 3rd Street

Built:  1954 – 1955

Style:  Arts Deco

Architect:  Carl Herbert Lancaster, Jr.

Contractor:  Jones & Hardy

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The west front has a recessed center section with small canopy at the first story entrance. Above the entrance is a large window. The north and south wings extend from the main building and have no windows. There are stone murals on either side of the entrance section.

 

Courthouses: 

 Montgomery County

E – Pike County and Coffee County

S – Covington County

W – Butler County and Lowndes County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009