Henry County

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Henry County is named for Patrick Henry, who was a Governor of the State of Virginia and a famous orator.

 

Created:  December 13, 1819

County Seat:

Abbeville  1819 – present

 

County Courthouse – Abbeville

 

Location:  101 Court Square / Kirkland Street

Built:  1965 – 1966

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Epps & Davis

Contractor:  Jones & Hardy

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff-red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The building sits in the center of Court Square. The roof overhangs the building and is supported by many thin pillars. Below the roof line runs a wide black band. Glass windows are above the entrance doors. The building has narrow vertical windows with panels between.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Zacheriah Kirkland in 1889.

 

Courthouses: 

 Barbour County

E – Quitman County, Georgia, Clay County, Georgia and Early County, Georgia

S – Houston County

W – Dale County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009