Franklin County

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Franklin County is named for Benjamin Frannklin , who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and who lived from 1706 to 1790.

 

Created:  December 19, 1873

County Seat:        

Ozark          1873 – present  ( Northern District )

Charleston  1873 – present  ( Southern District )

 

County Courthouse – Ozark

 

Location:  211 West Commercial Street / South 3rd Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  Frank W Gibb

Contractor:  E L Koonge

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. On the northwest corner is a high square brick tower with clock at the top. The north front projects from the main building and has a stone framed entrance on the first story and a wide header above the second story. On the northeast corner is a lower square brick tower. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 1945. The architect was T Ewing Shelton and the contractor was Tom Eads.

 

County Courthouse – Charleston

 

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Location:  607 East Main Street / South Hancock Street

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Frank W Gibb

Contractor:  E W Jenkins

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story brown colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The north front has a central recessed entrance on the first story. The second story windows are arched. Vertical pilasters run along the sides of the building. The roof line is flat. 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Madison County

E – Johnson County and Logan County

S – Logan County

W – Sebastian County and Crawford County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010