Pike County is named for Zebulon Pike, who was the discoverer of Pikes Peak, and who lived from 1779 to 1813.
Created: December 17, 1821
Troy 1821 – present
County Courthouse – Troy
Location: 120 West Church Street / Elm Street
Built: 1951 – 1952
Architect: Hinch, Lersead & Crump
Contractor: J S Curry
Description: The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. On the east front is a projecting center section with stone facing and black stone trim forming three square arches with the entrance in the center. Above the black stone is the clock.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by Ferris and constructed by Joseph Minchener in 1881. The building was enlarged in 1898. The architect was R L Jones and the contractor was McAfee & Company.
E – Barbour County
W – Crenshaw County
Photos taken 2009