Mobile County is named for Mobile Bay on which it located and is named after the Maubila Native American tribe.
Created: December 18, 1812
Mobile 1812 – present
County Courthouse – Mobile
Location: 205 Government Street / South Joachin Street
Built: 1992 – 1994
Architect: Harry Golemon, Marlo Bulullo, Frederick C Woods & Associates and Harry Golemon Architects Inc.
Contractor: Hardin Construction Group Inc. and Haston Construction Company Inc.
Description: The building faces north and is a six story concrete and glass structure. The north front has large square glass panels. The entrance is located at the northwest corner and is recessed. On the south side, the building rises to two glass towers with extended roofs. The building has a large interior atrium.
Note: The courthouse designed by Thomas Cooper Van Antwerp in 1958 was demolished in 2005. The courthouse designed in 1889 by Rudolph Benz and constructed by Louis Mann was also demolished.
E – Baldwin County
S – Gulf of Mexico
Photos taken 2011