Conway County

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Conway

Conway County is named for Henry Wharton Conway, who was the territorial delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

 

Created:  October 20, 1825

County Seat:

Cadron        1825 – 1829

Harrisburg   1829 – 1831

Lewisburg    1831 – 1850

Springfield   1850 – 1873

Lewisburg    1873 – 1883

Morrilton      1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Morrilton

 

Location:  1175 Moose Street / Church Street

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Frank W Gibb of Little Rock

Contractor:  John P Jones of Hot Springs

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is rectangular is located on spacious landscaped grounds. There are six columns rising from the second story to a header at the top of the third story, terra cotta trim and Batesville stone. The first story entrance is recessed. The roof line is flat. 

 

Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1883 and burned in 1927. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $97,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Van Buren County

E – Van Buren County and Faulkner County 

S – Perry County

W – Yell County and Pope County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011