Carroll County

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Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll, who was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  November 1, 1833

County Seat:

Carrollton           1833- 1875

Berryville            1875 – present  ( Eastern District )

Eureka Springs  1883 – present  ( Western District )

* Carroll County has two county seats

 

County Courthouse – Berryville

 

Location:  210 West Church Street / Spring Street

Built:  1950 – 1951

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete  structure. The southeast front has a central glass paneled section with entrance. The roof line is flat. The building was former the Electric Co-operative Building until 1970’s.

 

Old County Courthouse – Berryville

 

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Location:  Courthouse Square / Church Street

Built:  1880 – 1881

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  R H Jones

Contractor:  J P Fancher of Berryville

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a three story red colored brick structure. On the northeast and southeast corners are four story square red brick towers with slopped roofs. The building served as the courthouse until 1970’s. The building is now the Berryville Heritage Center. In 1904 and 1905, a third story was added as well as the two four story towers and mansard roof.

 

County Courthouse – Eureka Springs

 

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Location:  44 South Main Street / Benton Street

Built:  1908 – 1909

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  W O Perkins and Son

Contractor:  W O Perkins and Son

 

Description: The building  faces west and is a two story native limestone structure. The west front has a central square three story stone tower with red roof. On either side of the tower are sections with pitched roofs and narrow arched windows.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Barry County, Missouri and Stone County, Missouri

E – Boone County

S – Newton County and Madison County

W – Benton County

                      

 

 

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Photos taken 2011