Lauderdale County

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Lauderdale

Lauderdale County is named for James Lauderdale, who was a Colonel during the War of 1812.

 

Created:  February 6, 1818

County Seat:

Florence  1818 – present

 

County Courthouse – Florence

 

Location:  200 South Court Street / West College Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Northington, Smith & Kranert

Contractor:  J M Massey Jr.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a five story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The east front has a canopy on the first story at the entrance. Narrow white colored vertical dividers separate the small windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built by Nollan Vaught in 1822. The second and previous courthouse was designed by J W Golucke and constructed by Neely & Smith in 1901.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hardin County, Tennessee, Wayne County, Tennessee and Lawrence County, Tennessee

E – Limestone County

S – Lawrence County and Colbert County

W – Tishomingo County, Mississippi

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2018