Elmore County

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Elmore

Elmore County is named for John Archer Elmore, who was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  February 15, 1866

County Seat:

Wetumpka  1866 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wetumpka

 

Location:  100 East Commerce Street / Court Street

Built:  1931 – 1932

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Warren, Knight & Davis of Birmingham

Contractor:  Algernon Blair, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story gray colored limestone structure. The north front has a recessed porch with eight large Doric columns. There are three large brass doors in the center. There are columns along the east and west sides. The roof line is flat.

 

See: The architect, Warren, Knight & Davis of Birmingham, Alabama, designed courthouses in Lawrence County and in Florida in Franklin County, Gulf County and Walton County.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1868.

 

County Judicial Building – Wetumpka

 

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Location:  8935 US Highway 231 / Highway 9

Built:  1994 – 1995

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Tiller Rosa Associates

Contractor:  Central Contracting, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story brown colored brick and concrete structure. The northeast front has a large portico with six columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. Behind the columns are glass panels. The green colored roof is hipped.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Coosa County and Tallapoosa County

E – Tallapoosa County

S – Macon County and Montgomery County 

W – Autauga County and Chilton County

 

 

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