Geneva County

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Geneva

Geneva County is named for Geneva, New York by Henry Yonge who founded the City of Geneva after his hometown.

 

Created:  December 26, 1868

County Seat:

Geneva  1868 – present

 

County Courthouse – Geneva

 

Location:  200 North Commerce Street / East Maple Avenue

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Sherlock, Smith & Adams, Inc. of Montgomery

Contractor:  N L Blaun Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a high portico supported by six square pillars rising to a header at the roof line. The windows are vertical with panels between the windows. The roof is green colored tile. There are lower wings on the north and south sides.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by J J Johnston in 1899. The building burned in 1911 and was rebuilt in 1912. The architect was B B Smith and the contractor was P M Metcalf.

 

See:  The architect, Sherlock, Smith & Adams, Inc. of Montgomery, designed courthouses in DeKalb County, Marengo County and Monroe County.

 

Courthouses: 

 Coffee County, Dale County and Houston County

E – Houston County

S – Holmes County, Florida and Walton County, Florida

W – Covington County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009