Pike County

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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

County Seat:        

Troy  1821 – present 


County Courthouse – Troy


Location:  120 West Church Street / Elm Street

Built:  1951 – 1952

Style:  Modern

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.



 Montgomery County and Bullock County

E – Barbour County

S – Dale County and Coffee County 

W – Crenshaw County














Photos taken 2009